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Old 08-29-2013, 03:04 PM   #1
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Middle TN intentionally oiling the roads?? WTF?

The last week or so I've started to notice oil on the roads in Rutherford county and M-boro. The first place I noticed it was on us41/70 south of Smyrna, and I assumed some POS truck hauling to the Nissan plant was leaking. The last few days I've noticed it on several roads, and it's intentionally sprayed over the lane markings and a few inches on each side.

WTF is up with this? Anybody have any experience with this happening? I damn near low sided on US41/70 last week because of it before I know it was there.
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Old 08-29-2013, 05:28 PM   #2
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I've noticed it. Can't think of any possible reason they'd put oil down. Maybe it's some kind of solvent or cleaner to prep the lines for repainting?
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:47 AM   #3
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They are paving north of LaVergne and I just thought the POS oil truck driver was being an Ass and dropping oil anywhere he wanted its all the way to the Airport.. Best guess I have.. Sucks have to be extra careful of the road now as well as our wonderful cage drivers ..
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