Hazmat Spill on I-5 Slows Traffic

UPDATE (Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, 3:40 p.m.)—Interstate 5 northbound lanes are now open.

GORMAN (Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, 2:30 p.m.)—Traffic has been stopped on northbound I-5 just north of SR-138 for cleanup of 50 bags of high calcium hydrated lime that fell out of a vehicle and onto the roadway near the center divider. Los Angeles County Fire Department Hazardous Materials teams are cleaning up the spill. California Highway Patrol vehicles are running breaks on the southbound side of the I-5 to bring traffic into the area at 25 mph. Updates will be posted as available.

This is part of the January 08, 2010 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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