UPDATE: Vinton road reopens after waste cooking oil spill



UPDATE Tue., May 13, 2014 11:56 pm: Per Police, Vinyard Rd. in the Town of Vinton is now back open to traffic.



UPDATE Tue., May 13, 2014 3:40 pm: Vinton Police say close to 100 gallons of waste cooking oil spilled from a tanker truck. The road remains closed.


From Vinton Police:  There has been a spill of an undetermined quantity of cooking oil on the roadway of Vinyard Rd., between Hardy Rd. and Bedford Rd. at the Bojangles Restaurant. Vinyard Rd. is closed to traffic between Hardy Rd. and Bedford Rd. as the situation is being handled. The immediate concern for now is controlling the runoff and preventing vehicles from traveling through the slick substance.




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