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24,000 pounds of asphalt spills on 15 Freeway near Devore

July 24, 2012 |  5:51 pm

Rush-hour traffic was snarled Tuesday evening on northbound Interstate 15 near Interstate 215 in San Bernardino County after a big rig spilled about 24,000 of pounds of asphalt
Rush-hour traffic snarled Tuesday evening on the northbound 15 Freeway near the 215 Freeway near Devore in San Bernardino County after a big rig spilled about 24,000 of pounds of asphalt across the freeway.

All northbound lanes were closed Tuesday afternoon. They were reopened about 5 p.m., but traffic on the freeway was heavily congested more than half an hour later, according to the California Highway Patrol.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the accident was under investigation. 

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