MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis hearth crews spent Saturday afternoon cleansing up a diesel spill alongside a bit of Interstate 94 on the town’s north facet.
The Minneapolis Hearth Division says that shortly earlier than midday a semi with a gap in its saddle gasoline tank leaked roughly 50 gallons of diesel alongside northbound I-94. The leak prompted MnDOT to shut the exit at 53rd Avenue North. It has since reopened.
Hearth crews used sand to soak up among the gasoline and blocked the close by sewer drain. Minnesota Air pollution Management was tapped to see if any of the gasoline entered the sewer.
Hearth hazard crews put a brief plug within the truck’s leaking gasoline tank, officers say. The trucking firm’s contractor was additionally known as in to assist with the cleanup effort.
No accidents have been reported in connection to the spill.