Scattered pipes block I-440 East bound at Lindsey Road

The pipe is blocking the entire route, effectively yielding it useless.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Interstate 440 East bound is a mess right now.

According to a tweet from the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ADOT), iron pipe is scattered across all lanes, impeding traffic.

The image shared in the tweet shows the wreckage of an 18-wheeler. The driver lost control of the vehicle and the truck flipped, scattering the pipes.

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ADOT directed drivers to take an alternate route, specifically those heading to the airport. Those who drive large trucks were asked to use I-30 as long as they did not carry hazardous cargo.

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What a mess! This is I-440 EB at Lindsey Rd. Iron pipe scattered all over the freeway. If you are headed to @flylittlerock, consider an alternate route. Truckers should use I-30 (hazardous cargo prohibited). #artraffic #arwx #arnews

— Arkansas DOT (@myARDOT) February 24, 2018","width":550,"height":null,"type":"rich","cache_age":"3153600000","provider_name":"Twitter","provider_url":"","version":"1.0"}