UPDATE: Southbound, northbound SR85 reopened following gas tanker rollover

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P.J. Adams Parkway traffic is bumper-to-bumper in both directions at least a mile west of the road's intersection with State Road 85 as traffic is rerouted due to a S.R. 85 gas tanker spill.

BRIAN HUGHES / News Bulletin
Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 10:04 AM.

UPDATE: Southbound and northbound SR85 reopened following gas tanker rollover

CRESTVIEW — Southbound State Road 85 has been reopened following a gasoline tanker rollover at the Interstate 10 Crestview exit that snarled morning commutes. Law enforcement officers shut down a portion of the road on either side of the interchange.

Northbound S.R. 85 traffic is still being rerouted to the P.J. Adams Parkway-Antioch Road Corridor to U.S. Highway 90. The corridor was bumper-to-bumper westbound and slowed down as eastbound rubberneckers slowed to gawk at the steady stream of westbound vehicles.

The activation of the Antioch Elementary School zone at 8:15 further slowed Antioch Road traffic in both directions.

Westbound U.S. 90 traffic backed up almost to the city line as rerouted S.R. 85 southbound traffic headed for the P.J. Adams-Antioch Corridor but was delayed by the Antioch Road turn signal.

Eastbound U.S. 90 traffic was flowing smoothly, but became heavier at Antioch Road and on into the city.

A Crestview Police Department officer said public safety officials created a half-mile buffer around the spill, with another officer directing traffic at S.R. 85 and Aplin Road.

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