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MP164.4 Richardson Hwy Tanker Rollover

Location
Milepost 164.4 Richardson Hwy, approximately 5 miles south of Meiers Lake and 20 miles south of Paxson (Lat/Long: 62.743672, -145.443281).
Time/Date of Incident
The incident occurred at 3:15 pm on January 9, 2017. Colville reported the spill to ADEC at 4:00 pm on January 9, 2017.
Spill Number
17309900902
Product/Quantity
The spilled product is ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD). Based on a gauging of the lightered product on January 10, 2017, Colville estimates that the spill volume is approximately 4,300 gallons was released.
Cause
A tractor-trailer departed the roadway (exact cause to be determined), rolled over, and an unknown object along the ditch line punctured the affected compartment of the main/lead trailer.

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January 10, 2017