Traffic disrupted on part of Route 167
The tanker went off the road for an unknown reason.
Traffic has been disrupted on part of Route 167, between La Doré and Chibougamau, for several hours. A tank truck leaving the road, which occurred at km 84 late Sunday evening, is the cause of this disturbance.
According to Transports and Mobility sustainable Quebec, traffic is now alternating after a road closure that lasted nearly 12 hours. As of 9:30 p.m. Monday, the situation had still not changed.
It is a strategic road link between Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and our community and even the northern region. This does not just have impacts in Chibougamau, it will have impacts in Chapais and in the various communities in our part of the country and in businesses, recalled the mayor of Chibougamau, Manon Cyr, on the radio show It's never the same.
The evaluations confirmed that there was no natural gas leak.
A tanker went off the road for an unknown reason. The driver was not injured. Firefighters and a team from Urgence-Environnement went to the scene. Natural gas readings were taken before allowing the partial reopening of the road. The assessments confirmed that there was no natural gas leak.
It doesn't work. Sunday, I should have been informed, for several hours, she lamented.