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Gravel spill closes three lanes on I-15, creates large dust cloud

Aug 26, 2022, 11:26 AM | Updated: 11:50 am
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DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — Drivers on Interstate 15 encountered a giant dust cloud on their commute Friday morning after a semi lost a load of gravel near Park Lane.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the semi spilled a load of gravel into three lanes on northbound I-15 around 7:25 a.m. UHP closed the right lanes of I-15 and the onramp from Legacy Parkway to clean up the gravel.

The HOV lane and one other lane remained open for northbound traffic.

Fortunately, crews were able to clear the roads and have now opened all northbound traffic.

According to the release, “Before troopers could close the lanes, traffic driving through the gravel caused low visibility due to dust and dirt for northbound and southbound traffic.”

The cause of the spill is being investigated.

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Gravel spill closes three lanes on I-15, creates large dust cloud