A street in New Orleans’ French Quarter was closed for more than 12 hours after a truck spilled 1,000 gallons of syrup onto the road.
A truck spilled a thousand gallons of molasses on to North Rampart Street and now the whole block kind of smells like pancakes 🥞 pic.twitter.com/T9QnI6kBhE
— Ian Hoch (@ianhoch) July 23, 2019
Police say on Monday evening a container truck carrying molasses began leaking its supply onto a four-lane stretch of Rampart Street.
— Curbed New Orleans (@CurbedNOLA) July 23, 2019
The street had to be closed overnight while crews cleaned the syrup from the pavement and streetcar tracks, finally opening late Tuesday morning.