I-285 SB open after chemical spill

10:20 PM, May 23, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- All lanes on I-285 southbound at Washington Road are shut down due to corrosive material in the roadway. The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) expects the roadway to be clear by 10:30 p.m.  

According to reports, a truck leaked the chemicals, isopropanolamine and polymine, onto the roadway, around 5:26 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. 

Officials from the City of East Point say that the leaking chemical "was contained to one area of the expressway" and that it didn't get into the sewer system. 

There were no accidents of injuries reported during this incident. 

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