Minnesota highways have gotten a lot more interesting with the addition of launch-ramps.

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying, the place to go this weekend was Minnesota. Several days of 90-plus-degree heat buckled roads across the state, launching speeding vehicles toward the horizon like the got’dang Dukes of Hazzard.

A Minnesota Department of Transportation traffic camera caught some of the automotive acrobatics happening Saturday on Highway 36:

Repair crews have since leveled this impromptu road-ramp, reports KARE-11. Here’s another so-called “blow-up” on I-90, as well as an explanation for why these ruptures happen from the National Weather Service:

(MnDOT) ​
(NWS Sioux Falls)


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