CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - All eastbound lanes on I-526 have reopened to traffic following a hazmat spill Wednesday morning.
A five-gallon paint can and a half-gallon container of Muriatic acid spilled, prompting the lane closures, according to North Charleston Fire Department spokesperson Bianca Bourbeau.
Motorists were briefly diverted off I-526 at Virginia Avenue while fire crews poured a powder over the spill.
Muriatic acid can be used as a cleaning solution.
All lanes reopened to traffic shortly before 8 a.m.