Cleanup of Chicken Parts Enters Day Two - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Cleanup of Chicken Parts Enters Day Two



    (Published Wednesday, April 17, 2013)

    The freeway cleanup of what were frozen chicken parts has entered day two along Interstate 30 in Fort Worth.

    The 18-wheeler carrying the parts overturned early Tuesday morning and the cleanup has been ongoing since.

    No main lanes are blocked, but the on-ramps from University Drive and Forest Park Drive were blocked.

    Crews estimated the cleanup would be finished around 6 a.m., but that projection was missed.  Just after 9 a.m. Wednesday, officials said they hoped to have the crash cleared by 10:15 a.m.

    The cleanup is considered a HazMat situation because of the materials being cleaned up.

    The truck had been loaded with 40,000 pounds of frozen chicken parts before the crash.