Ramp reopened after watermelon spill on Dan Ryan at Stevenson

July 9, 2012 (CHICAGO)

IDOT workers shut down the ramp to clean up after approximately 49,000 lbs. of watermelon spilled onto the roadway when a semi-truck carrying the fruit split in half, sending the watermelons rolling all over.

IDOT crews responded and worked overnight to get rid of the mess.

The ramp was still closed at 5:30 a.m. Monday.

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