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Chemical leak shuts down major bridge on busy travel day

 

November 25, 2018



PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A chemical leak shut down the Delaware Memorial Bridge in both directions Sunday evening, bringing traffic on a major East Coast artery to a standstill on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

The leak stems from a chemical production facility in Delaware, near the twin suspension bridges on a major route between Washington and New York City, the Delaware River and Bay Authority tweeted.

The bridge closed around 5 p.m. Sunday. Facility operators requested it be shut down, the authority tweeted. There is no timetable for when it will reopen.

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