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Cement spill shuts down Route 1 in Peabody

Crews wrap up their cleanup efforts after a cement truck with a full load onboard tipped over on Route 1 in Peabody on Thursday, temporarily shutting down traffic in the northbound lanes. (Spenser Hasak)
PEABODY — Route 1 North was shut down for two hours Thursday afternoon after a truck spilled a load of cement near Forest Street, state police said.  The spill occurred at about 1:30 p.m. State Police warned drivers to seek alternate routes while MassDOT crews, which included a front-end loader, worked to clean the area. …

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