WENZVILLE, Mo. – Interstate 70 closed just before Interstate 64 during Friday afternoon rush hour due to a battery acid spill, according to fire officials.

Officials said a semi-truck was carrying locomotive batteries when one battery started leaking and compromised the other batteries. Each battery contains up to 100 gallons of acid, officials said.

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Acid leaked out of the truck onto the interstate and damaged the pavement.

A Hazmat team was on the scene to clean up the truck and control the substance. As of 7 p.m., the acid was contained on the truck.

After the acid was contained, crews worked to move the truck off the interstate to a secure location. They then worked to repair the damage done to the road.

The interstate was closed for several hours and reopened after 10 p.m.