S. Front St. reopens hours after methanol spill


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The exit from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to South Front Street in Wilmington is back open after being closed for hours as crews cleaned up a methanol spill overnight.

The exit reopened around 9 a.m.

A Wilmington Police spokeswoman said the spill happened just after 10 p.m. Police shut down a portion of South Front Street after more than 20,000 gallons of methanol spilled in the area of Colonial Terminals. The closure also including the exit from the bridge and extended to the crossover at Carolina Beach Road.

The Wilmington Fire Department worked to clean up the spill. The road closure led to some delays inbound from Brunswick County to Wilmington during the morning rush.

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