Jacksonville Blames Spilled Orange Juice for Drayage Traffic Snarl

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Jacksonville Blames Spilled Orange Juice for Drayage Traffic Snarl

Jacksonville port officials have spilled the beans, or in this case, the juice, on a recent traffic conundrum. Following a volume imbalance between terminals after Ocean Network Express shifted vessel services, the city’s diligent team has discovered the real culprit behind the drayage traffic snarls: gallons and gallons of spilled orange juice.

“We’re dealing with a sticky situation here,” commented the Port Authority’s spokesperson, with a mischievous twinkle in their eyes, pointing to data indicating an 80% increase in traffic disruptions. “Orange you glad it’s not a more serious spill?” they added, barely containing their laughter.

Cleanup crews have been dispatched, armed not with typical cleaning supplies but with oversized straws. As one cleanup crew member said, “Why let good orange juice go to waste?” In a move that showcases Jacksonville’s commitment to resourcefulness and community involvement, the city has enlisted the help of local school children equipped with sippy cups to aid in the “cleanup.”

In the meantime, traffic redirection efforts are being handled by local scouts, earning their traffic management badges. One scout leader noted, “It’s a juice-tastic opportunity for the kids to learn about real-life problem-solving. And they get their daily dose of Vitamin C!”

This juicy tale has taken a toll on local commuters but has certainly provided the rest of the nation with a good laugh. As the city works tirelessly to restore balance to the terminals and reclaim the streets from the grip of Florida’s most famous beverage, the rest of us wait eagerly for more updates from what can only be described as a pulp-fictionesque saga.

On a serious note, port officials ensure that they are also addressing the real issues contributing to the recent volume imbalances and disruptions. However, the citizens of Jacksonville can rest assured knowing their officials can tackle issues with a sense of humor and a love for Vitamin C.

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