Hazardous Material Clean-Up

To:              Media

From:         Green Lake County Sheriff's Office

Re/Event:   Hazardous Material Clean-Up

Date/Time of Incedent:   Wednesday, 11/10/11 12:30am - Current

Address:   Sth.23 East of North Lawson to Sth.49/Cth.A Intersection

Date of Release:   11/10/11 - 7:00 pm                  Release #: 1-1

Information:   On Wednesday, November 10, 2011, at approximately 12:33am, a Semi Truck and Trailer overturned on Sth.23 in the Township of Brooklyn, Green Lake County. The Semi Truck and Trailer was hauling a quantity of diluted hazardous material. A minor quantity spilled from the trailer and was contained posing no immediate hazard to the public or environment.

   While the bulk of the material has been removed, some minor residue and a purple dye remains on the pavement. The hazardous materials clean-up company has advised that clean-up will end at approximately 8:00pm this evening and resume at 7:00am tomorrow, November 11, 2011.

   Sth.23 from North Lawson to Sth.49/Cth.A will be completely closed until approximately 12:00pm on Friday, November 11.   A detour around the hazard and through the City of Green Lake on Business Sth.23 has been established and marked.


Release Prepared by:   Mark P. Putzke
                                          Chief Deputy Sheriff
                                          Green Lake County Sheriff's Office   


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