Several lanes at I-45 near West Road shut down due to hazmat cleanup, TxDOT says

Houston Transtar Image of I-45 near West Road (Houston TranStar)

Multiple lanes at the North Freeway between West Road and Aldine Bender Road are shut down due to hazmat cleanup, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The cleanup is expected to take 3-4 hours.

Drivers are expected to seek an alternate route as repairs are expected to last throughout the evening rush hour.

Officials did not say what caused the hazmat incident.

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