TRAFFIC ALERT: US 59 closed due to hazardous spill in Polk County

Updated: Jul. 19, 2018 at 1:50 PM CDT
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POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A hazardous spill has occurred approximately three miles south of Leggett.

All lanes of US 59 are currently closed, according to TxDOT Lufkin.

Traffic is being detoured onto LP 116 near Livingston.

It is currently unknown how long US 59 will be closed. TxDOT said motorists should expect delays on the two-lane detour that will re-enter US 59 north and south of Livingston.

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