I-10 Katy Freeway reopens near downtown after hazmat spill


HOUSTON – A hazmat spill on Tuesday closed the eastbound side of Interstate 10 Katy Freeway near downtown Houston.

The incident was reported at 10:18 a.m. just before the interchange with Interstate 45.

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According to Houston TranStar, the spill stemmed from a crash involving a large truck.

Inbound traffic was backed up to near Shepherd Drive.

The road reopened about 2:30 p.m.

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