Soybean oil spill slowing down traffic on I-275 in Boone County

HEBRON, KY (FOX19) - The right two lanes of westbound I-275 in Hebron are reopen after a soybean oil spill on Tuesday afternoon.

Approximately 200 gallons of soybean oil were spilled on I-275 near KY-237 late Tuesday afternoon. Police say the spill stretches about 3,000 feet long and has closed the exit 8B to Northbend Road.

Kentucky Highway Department has been notified and a private contractor was called to mitigate the spill.

The lanes finally reopened at about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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