Monday night, HazMat International was dispatched to Interstate 45 just south of FM 1097. A crane had been in position to move concrete lane barriers when the equipment failed and, tipping the crane off of it’s mounted platform. Several hydraulic lines were ripped away, leaking almost 100 gallons of hydraulic oil, fuel and oil. As the fluids rolled onto the highway passing vehicles spread the fluids.
Interstate 45 was closed for several hours as crews cleaned up and the crane was removed.