Spilled manure blocks Highway 162 in Willows

Oct 8, 2014 1:17 PM by News Staff

Cal Trans was tasked with cleaning up thousands of pounds of spilled cow manure on Highway 162 in Willows Wednesday morning.

The California Highway Patrol reports a big rig carrying 62,000 pounds of cow manure and 50 gallons of diesel spilled onto Highway 162 near Shasta Street just before 8 a.m.

The Highway was closed for nearly three hours, but has reopened in both directions.

The driver was uninjured and officials are investigating the cause of the crash.


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