Adhesive spill shuts down I-95 North in Liberty Co. for hours overnight

ByJennifer Lifsey

Published:Jan. 18, 2022 at 4:53 AM EST

LIBERTY CO., Ga. (WTOC) - A portion of Interstate 95 in Liberty County was shut down for hours overnight after a tanker caught fire and spilled flooring adhesive that it was carrying onto the roadway.

Liberty County Fire Services says it happened shortly after 11 p.m. Monday night in the northbound lanes of I-95 at mile marker 67.

A crew worked for several hours overnight to clean up the mess. All lanes reopened to traffic Tuesday morning just before 6 a.m.

What caused the tanker to catch fire is not known at this time.

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