Southbound 347 lanes reopen just in time for rush hour after gravel spill

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A large gravel spill near Casa Blanca Road early Monday afternoon forced closure of southbound lanes of State Route 347 for hours. [ADOT photo]

What was shaping up as a rough commute home Monday for anyone coming south into Maricopa on State Route 347 was softened when southbound lanes were reopened following an all-afternoon closure due to a gravel spill from a large truck.

A large gravel spill near Casa Blanca Road early Monday afternoon forced closure of southbound lanes of State Route 347 for hours. [ADOT photo]
Shortly before 5 p.m., crews completed cleanup of the spill near Casa Blanca Road early in the afternoon.

There was no immediate report of injuries nor explanation of exactly how the spill occurred.

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