Highway 80 partially blocked in Gladewater due to spill

Highway 80 partially blocked in Gladewater due to spill
Gladewater crews responded to a material spill from an asphalt carrier truck on Friday morning. (Source: Gladewater Fire Department)

GLADEWATER, TEXAS (KLTV) - A section of Highway 80 is partially blocked due to a product spill, according to the City of Gladewater.

The city reported at about 11:09 a.m. the highway is partially blocked from Wood Street to Center Street. According to Gladewater fire, the spill was from an asphalt carrier truck.

Gladewater fire reported a third-party hazmat crew was called to scene in order to mitigate the spill and remove any “contaminants or hazardous runoff” during the cleanup.

While traffic is clearing up, according to Gladewater fire, they reported the partial blockage still remains in place.

The City of Gladewater advises motorists to seek alternate routes at this time.

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