Crews completed the clean up and all lanes reopened by 5:30 p.m., according to officials.
TxDOT tweeted out a photo of the incident that occurred at about 3:30 p.m. Houston police were at the scene and had advised drivers of delays.
SkyEye captured footage of the mess in the video above. It shows the backup went all the way to Shepherd.
I-45 North Freeway southbound after Crosstimbers multiple mainlanes blocked due to heavy truck/ hazmat/ lost load incident. Expect delays. pic.twitter.com/xnALPCEXdQ— TxDOT- HOU District (@TxDOTHouston) January 7, 2022
No injuries were reported.
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