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Big State 17.5 Mile Richardson Highway Rollover

Location
Milepost 17.5 Richardson Highway
Time/Date of Incident
At approximately 12:45 pm on January 17, 2017.
Spill Number
17229901701
Product/Quantity
The quantity released was approximately 30 gallons of Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel to the roadway.
Cause
A tanker truck hauling a main tank and secondary tank heading north on the Richardson Highway experienced a loss of traction, and the secondary tank (pup) initially left the roadway. While attempting to bring the secondary tank back on to the road, it rolled over on the roadway and onto its side. The secondary tank was compromised resulting in the release of fuel oil.

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