Traffic Alert: Crews clean up oil spill at Sullivan Street and Mill Road intersection

Crews have put down oil dissolver, sand and gravel.

Posted: Mar 13, 2019 4:31 PM
Updated: Mar 13, 2019 8:09 PM

UPDATE: (6:45 p.m.) The road should be reopened around 7:15 p.m. Officials say they do not know where the truck that the oil came from is.

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Sullivan Street as of 4 p.m. Wednesday; Courtesy of Mike Gentle

Sullivan Street as of 6:45 p.m. Wednesday

5 p.m.

Traffic is now moving on both Sullivan Street and Mill Road. Crews will shut down the Sullivan Street/Mill Road intersection all the way to Browns Ferry Road at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday until further notice to clean up the hydraulic oil spill.

Crews have put down oil dissolver, sand and gravel. They are currently letting cars drive over the area to help it dry. Officials cleaned out storm drains.

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Drivers are urged to avoid the area of Sullivan Street and Mill Road going north in Madison County while crews clean up an oil spill from a truck.

WAAY 31 has a reporter at Mill Road, and traffic is currently at a standstill.

For live traffic alerts, click HERE.

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