DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Drivers traveling eastbound on Interstate-30 from the downtown canyon to the 2nd Street exit literally stopped their vehicles to watch the fireworks at Fair Park.

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At least one motorcycle officer sounded his siren and flashed his blue and red lights in hopes of encouraging the drivers to move along.

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However, most seemed content to stay put and block all four lanes of the interstate to watch the dazzling display Wednesday night.

The Fair Park fireworks ended just before 10:00 PM, but it took traffic, which had backed up to Lamar Street, at least another half hour to unwind

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