UPDATE: The bridge is back open and the spill is cleaned. The area has reopened on the Hernando Desoto Bridge.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — The westbound lanes on the I-40 bridge have shut down after a chemical spill in West Memphis, Arkansas, Saturday.
ARDOT reported an organic peroxide spill on MLK Drive near I-40 in West Memphis at 11:37 a.m. Traffic was closed at 12:07 p.m.
All traffic is being diverted to I-55.
Memphis Police say officers are assisting with shutting down the I-40 bridge to westbound traffic. The lanes will remain closed for an unspecified time.