HAZMAT Spill in Odessa Contained, All Roadways Reopened

Staff Report
NewsWest 9
ODESSA - Portions of Highway 80 in Odessa have been reopened after a HAZMAT spill.

Odessa Police and Odessa Fire crews blocked off Highway 80 from Reed Road to Loop 338 after a Union Pacific railroad tank car started leaking a chemical called Xylene at the train depot on Friday afternoon.

Union Pacific officials are waiting to offload the chemical to another tanker car.
All lanes of traffic have been reopened.