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Workers continue clean up after gas spill on I-26

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC -

DHEC crews continue to work on cleaning up contamination on the side of I-26 after a tractor-trailer spilled gas along the side of I-26 near mile marker 191 this weekend.

According to Mark Hiott with DHEC, the good news is, the truck dumped most of the fuel into the ditch on the side of the interstate.

Crews plan to continue digging out dirt until they reach samples with no trace of gasoline in them. At that point they will then fill the resulting holes with dirt that is not contaminated.

The work is being done on the east-bound side of I-26. Hiott says the job will take at least a couple more days to complete.

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