Arsenal Road near Interstate 55 was closed this morning after the release of "petroleum byproducts" at the Exxon-Mobil refinery and is expected to remain closed through the afternoon, officials said
The road was closed from the interstate to Baseline Road near
The road is expected to remain closed for the rest of the business day, the Sheriff's office said in a release about 12:15 p.m.
The release of the "oily product" made roads in the area, all the way to Illinois 53 near
The substance released poses no health hazard but required that the Highway Department to sand the road.