I-90 Closed Until May

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In light of the recent winter weather leading to several multi-vehicle accidents, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that the section of Interstate 90 that crosses through the commonwealth will be closed until May 1st

“This is the only way to guarantee there won’t be any accidents,” said PennDOT spokesman Andy Hummel. “Plus it will save on salt.” Drivers who normally use the Interstate are asked to detour onto much safer roads, like Routes 5 and 20.

Local tow truck operators are not happy with this announcement. “Snowy days on I-90 are what put my seven children through college,” said Bobby Stinson, owner of Tow Jam Towing.

PennDOT says they may re-open I-90 in April if there’s a warm spell.

Comments

  1. It must be true……I saw it on the internet!

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  2. Diane Giannelli says:

    Great! We need a laugh today!

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  3. RobTomica says:

    Bobby Stinson of Tow Jam Towing: what if it were one or all seven of your children involved in the accidents? Would you still be upset about it being closed due to the danger to peoples lives?

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  4. Pen DOT spokesperson is Frosty Snowman not Hummel.

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  5. Rob Tomita this is obviously a joke. There probably is no such thing as Tow Jam Towing. Lmbo

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  6. That’s funny!!!! I wouldn’t care if they closed it – I avoid that stretch like the plague in the winter – people driving too fast and too close together. No, thank you – I’ll take my time, go an alternate route, and be safe!

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  7. OMG we all must play the general lee and jump it

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  8. ------------- says:

    GOOFERIE
    ERIE’S FIRST FAKE NEWS SOURCE! Is the name of the paper LOL

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  9. we have to have a sense of humor when we live in erie during winter months

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  10. Jeanne Butts says:

    So, this isn’t true???

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  11. I ran down that road going to Chicago for 10 years never had a probiem 2times a week

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  12. joe troha says:

    but how will i get from here to there now?

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  13. Andy Long says:

    Good Great Ideal Y Did’nt think of this years ago!!!

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  14. Marvin smellwell says:

    I always use Hammer towing!

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  15. Non Toll Payer says:

    Yeah… it’ll save on salt… because they can’t afford it after all the ripping new arses on truck drivers… I don’t pay tolls in PA personally, but it’s still funny as hell…

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  16. Really people do you think they are really going to close a main road. It is snow country come on.

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  17. Tow jam towing is a sister company of Camel tow and Moose knuckle repair.

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  18. You all are so gullible !!!!!!!LMAO

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  19. Jerry Wilcox says:

    its still open

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  20. Jerry Wilcox says:

    there not going to close it its still open

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  21. Kenneth Van Meter says:

    I knew it now I gotta go around

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  22. To the owner of the towing co: so you’re more worried about getting your kids through college?? What if one of your children was a fatality on that stretch of I90??? Suck it up JERK!

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    • Staff Reporter says:

      Many people have expressed their disappointment in Mr. Stinson and his company. Feel free to contact Tow Jam Towing and inform them of your displeasure.

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  23. mike hyrkas says:

    Why worry? just get a case of beer and stay home on the couch like the rest of the people do…

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  24. WOW there are a LOT of incredibly gullible people posting here…

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  25. hell if any interstate should be closed it should be i80 in Wyoming

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  26. Road_bandit says:

    I see the sheepeople are in alive and we’ll in Erie, Pa. Not to worry the local weather person is reporting mid 90’s next week. To bad for Tow Jam towing, I personally prefer Willy Hookem towing & Sheep Shearing Emporium for all of my towing and personal grooming needs.

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  27. Were is this at

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  28. Jack Frost says:

    Man! A joke can’t even be made about the weather and highways, people aren’t smart enough to figure it out!

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  29. OK if this is for safety do to all the accidents on i90 during the winter shouldn’t we just close it for ever what about the accidents that happen during June or July. Don’t those accidents an lives also matter

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  30. Jeremy gladden says:

    Funny as hell. Even funnier was
    The idiots gettin mad at Tow Jam Towing. Lmao

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  31. Ron Berry says:

    The sheep incident was really baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad !

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  32. To complain to Mr. Stimson please call (666) TOW-JAM.

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  33. Bart Downing says:

    Given the competency of PennDOT, this could very well be a good option in their mind -or lack thereof. Yes, they could save salt and overtime. What a plan!

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  34. Gene Aldridge says:

    If people stop driving to fast for road conditions then it will not be closed u are not in a snowmobile or Daytona 500 racetrac learn to drive safe and slow down for road conditions its common sense stupid idiots just fuck shit up for everybody thank you idiots I drive in the snow every year I never been in a accident or lost control why I don’t drive to fast for rd conditions I pay attention to what I am doin our life is more important than trying to drive to fast if you are in a hurry you should of lift your house more early then to drive to fast and put other life’s in danger what happened if you drive to fast and stupid and u get in a wreck and kill little child that’s your fought or somebody else fought slow down and pay attention you well not lost control or wreck pay attention its easy and common sense

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  35. bill morgan says:

    Wow what a bunch of dumb ass government officials, maybe if idiot drivers would be banned.
    Can u imagine shutting down I80 in Wyoming permanently, no of course not they just know how to manage there highway system.
    If I was the citizens I would recall those officials they don’t own the roads the public does.

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  36. Richard Boler says:

    I am deeply disturbed by the derogatory comments being made about Bobby Stinson of Towjam towing. I have known Mr. Stinson — he was known as “Bubby” to us — for over 40 years, and his integrity and professionalism have never been questioned .. except for maybe that one time in 1978. (See the “Harold G. Reslink Exchange Incident”)

    The fact that he put seven children through college should be a point of admiration, not scorn. (And surprise, also, since Bobby himself was in Special Ed at Gridley and East, and was never known as the sharpest knife in the drawer.) And his commitment to his hometown is apparent. Instead of contributing to Erie’s brain drain, all seven of Booby’s well-educated children live at home in his basement and are employed part-time at Towjam — except for Bubby, Jr., of course. (See “Meth Lab discovered in scrap yard”, Erie times-News, October, 2013)

    Mr. Stinson deserves the same respect and dignity that an actual real-life person would get.

    Richard Boler
    Erie, PA

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  37. nick landez says:

    There is accidents all over I drive truck for a living and see them all over its called stupid people that do not know how to slow down or how to drive on snow covered or slick roads

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  38. Maybe if they widened I-90 they might have fewer accidents. There are too many cars on that highway that they need to thin out traffic by adding another lane.

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  39. Tim Holland says:

    Ha, Ha!!!!! Got ‘Em Good!

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  40. I personally prefer to use camel towing over tow jam.

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  41. And the scary thing is that the people who fell for this VOTE on election day

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  42. Yes it’s much safer to travel the bullet riddled gauntlets of 6th (Rt.5) and 26th (Rt.20) streets..lol.

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  43. Joe doyle says:

    It’s not April fools yet!!!

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  44. Haywood jablowme says:

    I run dewy cheatum and how towing. This is a big hit to my beer budget!

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  45. Eric Knavel says:

    Boy, did I get a good laugh!!!! People actually believe this BS of a story??? Can’t tell when somebodies yanking their chain??? Lmao!!

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  46. Kathleen Peterson says:

    January 18, 2016?????? When did that happen?

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