TUCSON, Ariz. - Marana police and the Arizona Department of Transportation worked to clean up a human waste spill that clogged traffic on the Ina Road overpass Monday.
According to Sgt. Jeff Pridgett, all but one westbound lane of Ina Road was closed, while eastbound Ianes remained open.
The spill was caused by a truck's mechanical failure.
The westbound I-10 offramp has been sanitized and has reopened
Traffic Update: The roadway has been sanitized and re-opened with no restrictions. A special thanks to @ArizonaDOT and Pima County Dept. of Wastewater Reclamation for their strong work. 👏🏿 @townofmarana @MaranaPD https://t.co/T5sKobdZQx— Sgt. Chriswell Scott (@MPDSgtScott) August 6, 2019
According to Marana police, officers responded to a call of a substance thought to have been tar on the roadway.
A hazmat crew responded to the scene.
Traffic restrictions were in place during the cleanup. Motorists were diverted to Orange Grove or Cortaro Farms.