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Broken glass on northbound I-15 backs up traffic in Utah County

Jan 15, 2022, 4:16 PM | Updated: 4:36 pm
UDOT to begin environmental study on I-15 to determine future construction. Photo credit: UDOT

LINDON, Utah — The Utah Highway Patrol and the Utah Department of Transportation responded to a broken glass spill Saturday afternoon on northbound I-15 in Lindon between mileposts 274 and 275.

According to the UHP, a truck carrying glass dropped a large glass window onto the highway. The glass spread across all lanes. However, two lanes were opened a short time later.

UDOT was sweeping and using leaf blowers to get the class of the highway. All lanes of traffic were back open by 4:15 p.m. Traffic was backed up to Orem. 

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