Hazardous materials spill closes Bridge Road lanes

Published 1:38 pm Friday, December 27, 2019

UPDATE: The road has reopened.

Earlier: Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Suffolk Police are on the scene of a hazardous materials spill on southbound Bridge Road.

Two southbound lanes are shut down from Walden Road to Shoulders Hill Road, according to a city press release.

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The spill happened Friday morning as a tanker truck carrying wastewater and jet fuel was traveling with a valve open before being stopped, the city press release stated.

The fluid was spilled on an estimated quarter-mile to half-mile stretch of road.

A private hazmat company is on the way to assist.