Concrete spill snarls traffic on 128

A concrete spill in the northbound lane of Route 128 near exit 25-A in Peabody backed up traffic on Wednesday morning.

Route 128 in Peabody has reopened after a wet concrete spill was cleaned up Wednesday morning.

A truck spilled the concrete before 8 a.m just south of exit 25-A in Peabody, according to Massachusetts State Police.

All northbound lanes and one southbound lane were closed for about an hour while the spill was cleaned by crews working with fire hoses to clear the concrete before it set.

The mess was cleared shortly before 9 a.m.

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