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Hazmat spill closes eastbound lanes of Courtney Campbell Causeway Thursday morning

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Posted at 10:06 AM, Jun 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-14 13:07:39-04

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — The eastbound lanes of the Courtney Campbell Causeway to Tampa closed early Thursday morning after a hazmat spill.

According to the Clearwater Police Department, more than 100 gallons of hazardous materials involving chlorine spilled from a truck onto the roadway.

Shortly after 9:30 a.m., the left eastbound lane reopened to motorists. Around 10:00 a.m., the other two lanes reopened.

At this time, crews from many agencies are on scene containing the spill.

 


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