Austin author’s Facebook rant captures everyone’s feelings about I-35

Traffic is backed up on I-35 near the 183 flyover heading south into downtown Austin on Monday, March 7, 2016. A collision involving a motorcycle near Rundberg, contributed to the traffic delays. LAURA SKELDING/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Updated: A photo of Mopac was originally featured here.  Traffic is backed up on I-35 near the 183 flyover heading south into downtown Austin on Monday, March 7, 2016. LAURA SKELDING/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

When Austin author Jen Hatmaker was driving through Buda a few days ago, she saw a Billboard that read: “One day you will love I-35. Until then, drive safe.”

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The very notion that she could harbor endearing feelings toward the highway, which everyone who’s ever been on it knows is more than unpleasant, led Hatmaker to write this lengthy but spot-on Facebook post about I-35 below.

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From the two-year long hunt for the I-35 Austin rock thrower to the never-ending construction, it’s understandable why Hatmaker’s post has received more than 30,000 likes on Facebook and over 7,000 shares.

Here are just a few of the most amusing comments:

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