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Cranberry Sludge Spill Turns Part Of Route 128 Red In Woburn

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The truck lost its load on 128 north in Woburn at the Washington Street exit. (Photo courtesy: Scott Eck-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

The truck lost its load on 128 north in Woburn at the Washington Street exit. (Photo courtesy: Scott Eck-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

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WOBURN (CBS/AP) — A truck spilled its load of “cranberry sludge” on Route 128 Thursday morning, painting the road red and slowing traffic during the rush hour commute.

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The truck lost its load on 128 north in Woburn at the Washington Street exit around sunrise.

One lane and an off-ramp were shut down briefly for the cleanup.

There were no reports of anyone being hurt, but a section of the highway was stained red.

There’s word on what caused the spill or exactly how much of the sludge spilled on the highway.

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