ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – The westbound Highway 65 to Interstate 80 connector is closed due to a tar spill Wednesday morning.
Traffic is heavy in the area due to the incident, which started a little before 6 a.m.
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CHP investigating a traffic collision where a trailer, containing a liquid tar material, overturned on southbound SR-65 at the I-80 connector, spilling the liquid onto the roadway. Caltrans is currently in the process of cleaning up the roadway. pic.twitter.com/fubijag7Ib
— CHP Auburn (@CHPAuburn) March 4, 2020
California Highway Patrol is urging drivers to take an alternate route.READ MORE: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Barred From Caring For Bears Until It Makes Changes To Enclosure
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Updates to follow.