Environmental Cleanup Continues after Thursday Morning Big Rig Truck on I-24

(WDEF) Due to Thursday’s truck crash and subsequent chemical spill in Marion County on I-24 East at mile marker 162, an emergency environmental cleanup is underway.
        I-24 East is currently reduced to one lane near MM 162 to facilitate cleanup operations. I-24 East will be restored to two lanes at 4:00 p.m. CST this afternoon.
        The environmental contractor will resume cleanup operations on Saturday, January 17 and Sunday, January 18 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CST.
        Continue to monitor the TDOT SmartWay website for updates.

Categories: Local News, Marion County

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