All lanes reopen on NB I-75 at Big Beaver after 50 ton rock salt spill

Posted at 2:12 PM, Feb 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-16 18:25:59-05

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — UPDATE: All lanes reopen on northbound I-75 at Big Beaver after 50 ton rock salt spill, according to MDOT.


Northbound I-75 at Big Beaver Road is closed Saturday afternoon due to a crash, officials say.

According to Troy Police, a truck carrying a load of rock salt crashed on northbound I-75 at Wattles, spilling 50 tons of salt on the roadway. Right now, the left and center lanes are closed on northbound I-75 from Big Beaver Road. The left lane is closed southbound, police say.

No injuries were reported. Cleanup efforts are ongoing, police say.

Drivers are encouraged to take an alternate route.

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