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Pool Chemicals Spill on SR-125 in El Cajon Prompting Closure

Pool chemicals spilled onto northbound State Route 125 near Grossmont College Drive Wednesday, prompting a response from a hazardous materials team. 

The spill was the result of a crash involving a pool supply truck at about 7:15 a.m., the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said. 

A Sig Alert was issued and part of the northbound SR-125 north of Grossmont College Drive was shut down as the hazmat team tended to the spill, CHP said. One lane was left open for commuters. 

The Navajo Road on-ramp to SR-125 was also closed. 

Crews said it would take about two hours to clean up the spill. 

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