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Logging Truck Loses Load on I-85, Highway 70 in Durham

Posted June 6, 2000 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Traffic was tied up onInterstate 85 and Highway 70 in Durhamafter a logging truck lost its load around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Wood was scattered across the southbound lanes of the Interstate near Camden Avenue, after the load shifted and broke a fastening strap.

Approximately 10,000 pieces fell off the truck.

No one was injured, but it took some time to clear the mess. Both lanes of I-85 are now open.