Cleared:  Tanker truck fuel spill had Emerson/LakePoint northbound I-75 blocked this morning; all clear by 7:20 a.m.

Cleared: Tanker truck fuel spill had Emerson/LakePoint northbound I-75 blocked this morning; all clear by 7:20 a.m.

CLEARED: Accident; I-75 NB, Emerson-Allatoona Road CR 397, Bartow Co..

UPDATED

Major headache this morning on I-75 northbound near LakePoint/Emerson exit. Georgia DOT reports Exit 283 is blocked because of a fuel spill from a tractor trailer. The ramp should reopen by 8 a.m.

More from DOT:

“This is a GA 511 travel alert for the Bartow County area. There is a Major incident Northbound I-75 at the exit ramp of Emerson-Allatoona Rd. (exit 283), that all exit ramp lanes blocked. Emergency responders are on scene with a commercial vehicle, working on roadway clearance. Motorist traveling in this direction are urged to seek an alternate route. For more information regarding this location please continue to check GA 511. “

The best detour: Cut over to U.S. 41 south of the spill area and get back on just north of it.

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