5 Freeway

5 Freeway Reopens After 1,000-Gallon Asphalt Spill

All lanes reopened at 3:15 p.m.

Part of the 5 Freeway was closed in Gorman.

The northbound 5 Freeway was closed Saturday morning north of Los Angeles due to an asphalt tanker spill.

About 1,000 gallons of asphalt spilled on the road near Gorman. The northbound 5 Freeway is closed south of Highway 138.

At around 1:30 p.m. Caltrans said on a tweet that one lane out of four is now open, but encouraged people to continue to avoid the area.

At 3:15 p.m., all lanes were reopened and Caltrans advised, "Please drive safely to your destination."

No injuries were reported.

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