The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at Seward were shut down Friday morning due to an overturned semi leaking fuel, according to Charity Shipley of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

OHP was contacted about the traffic hazard at 8:58 a.m.

Traffic was backed up all the way to the second Guthrie exit as a result. Drivers faced a nearly two-hour delay driving from Guthrie to Edmond.

Traffic was still being directed off at Seward Road. at 2:30 p.m. OHP re-opened the southbound lanes at 3:17 p.m. after the lanes were closed for six hours and 30 minutes.

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