I felt the need, the need, for tumbleweed speed.

Ok, that's enough.

Burn it!

Twitter @WSDOT_East

A large portion of the tumbleweed nightmare that actually shut down SR 240 for about 10 hours on New Year's Eve, making international news, was set ablaze in a controlled burn intermittently stalling traffic for about four hours west of Richland earlier Thursday afternoon.

Courtesy Twitter @WSDOT_East

WSDOT determined the burn was the quickest and most efficient way to clear out the thousands of tumbleweeds collected alongside SR 240.

Kind of anti-climactic, but it does quickly remove the potential re-living of the nightmare that was Tumblegeddon 2020.

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This is basically what went up in flames:

The End.