Skip to content
Carlile Richardson Highway Release
- Richardson Highway, just north of the Tanana River Bridge and approximately 10 miles west of Delta Junction.
- Time/Date of Incident
- The spill occurred at 3:30 p.m. on December 16, 2005. The spill was reported to ADEC by Carlile at 4:00 p.m. on December 16, 2005.
- Spill Number
- Carlile reported that 3110 gallons of diesel fuel was released.
- Vehicle accident. A northbound pickup truck lost control, striking and puncturing a pup container of a southbound oil hauler. The driver of the pickup received minor injuries as result of the accident. Diesel was released down 3/10 of a mile of the highway, resulting in the contamination of snow and soils next to the highway. No fuel was observed draining into the Tanana River.