Eastbound Highway 37 reopens after 3,800 gallons of diesel removed from overturned tanker

California

The Latest – Tuesday, June 22:

3:30 p.m.

Caltrans says eastbound Highway 37 is back open after crews worked to remove 3,800 gallons of diesel from the overturned truck onto a different carrier.

Westbound traffic is still being diverted at the Mare Island exit.


Original story below:

SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Highway 37 along Skaggs Island is closed in both directions as crews try to clear an overturned fuel tanker from the two-lane roadway.

According to Caltrans, the fuel tanker overturned around 6 a.m. Tuesday, falling into both lanes of the highway.

As a result, Highway 37 has been closed from Wilson Avenue to Highway 121, west of Vallejo.

Fuel from the tanker will need to be moved to another carrier before crews can move the tanker, Caltrans said.

Drivers headed west have been diverted toward the Mare Island exit. Highways 121, 12 and 29 can be used as an alternate route.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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