Hydraulic Fuel Leak Prompts Closure Of Roads Around Hilliard Bradley, Brown Elementary


UPDATED: Friday September 6, 2013 1:55 PM

Roads near Hilliard Bradley High School and Brown Elementary School were closed on Friday because of a hydraulic fuel leak.

According to school officials, students were continuing with their days despite the slick roads, officials said in a statement at about 12:30 p.m.

Officials said the fuel does not pose a health risk.

Parents picking up students could be affected by the following closures:   

  • Intersection of Walker and Davis roads is closed;  
  • Intersection of Roberts and Walker roads is closed on the south end;
  • Intersection of Roberts and Alton Darby Creek roads is closed on the east side;
  • Walker Road north of Hilliard Bradley High School is closed; and,
  • Roberts Road east of Walker is closed.

Hilliard Bradley's dismissal schedule will be the following:

Due to the hydraulic fluid leak on Walker Road, we are adjusting our normal dismissal procedures for today, Friday September 6, 2013:

  • Any student who drives or is picked up will be dismissed at 2:20 p.m.  All vehicles must exit at the north end of the building (by the student parking lot closest to Davis Road).
  • All students who ride buses will be dismissed at the normal time of 2:32 p.m.  Please understand that buses may be running slightly behind schedule today.

Norwich Township Fire and Franklin County Engineer officials were working to clean up the spill.

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