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Southwest Freeway fully reopens in Sugar Land after 18-wheeler lost load of corn

The crash and spill caused the northbound lanes of the freeway to shut down for nearly three hours.

SUGAR LAND, Texas — The northbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway reopened Thursday after an 18-wheeler lost its load of corn in a rollover crash.

The cleanup lasted for about three hours, causing traffic to back up for miles. 

This happened at the University Boulevard exit in Sugar Land. 

No injuries were reported and there were no environmental concerns.

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