LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) -UPDATE: TxDOT has reported all lanes of traffic are reopened on US 69 following a crash and creosote spill near Lufkin.
They reported that while traffic has been reopened, crews are continuing to work on cleaning up the spill on the shoulder of the northbound lanes.
PREVIOUS: TxDOT said northbound lanes of US 69 South near FM 841 in Lufkin will be closing as a creosote spill is cleared from the roadway.
They said traffic will be diverted to two lanes on the southbound lanes.
Motorists should reduce speed and prepare for some delays as this scene is cleared.
Crews from DPS, Angelina County Sheriff’s Office, TxDOT, and TPWD Game Wardens are on the scene working to clean up the spill.