Macadamia nuts on the road halted traffic while emergency services hosed them off.
Macadamia nuts on the road halted traffic while emergency services hosed them off. Jasmine Burke

Bruxner Hwy goes nuts after truck spill

NUTS have carpeted the Bruxner Hwy this morning after a truck full of macadamia nuts spilled its load onto the arterial road way.

Eastbound traffic is being intermittently let through the area at Ballina Rd and Holland St while firies hose the nuts off the road near the roundabout.

 

Macadamia nuts on the road halted traffic while emergency services hosed them off.
Macadamia nuts on the road halted traffic while emergency services hosed them off. Jasmine Burke

Two Fire and Rescue trucks were called to the scene about 11am.

Police are also on scene assisting with traffic flow.

The road should reopen shortly.

 

Macadamia nuts on the road halted traffic while emergency services hosed them off.
Macadamia nuts on the road halted traffic while emergency services hosed them off. Jasmine Burke

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The organisation has helped hundreds of people over the years

Skate parks closed for much-needed maintenance

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The work will be finished in time for popular skateboarding comp

Night works begin on The Coast Rd

Night works begin on The Coast Rd

Two new roundabouts and an underpass are being built