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Hazardous chemicals to be transferred on Tuesday morning

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Dixie Highway from Highway 44 to the bridge at Salt River will close Tuesday at 6 a.m. to allow the transfer of the hydrogen fluoride and butadiene from derailed tank cars.

Jody Duncan with the Louisville/Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency says there are no plans so far to recommend evacuations or shelter-in-place orders, though that could change depending upon the prevailing winds.

From the Louisville/Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency:

Paducah and Louisville Railroad continues to have two outreach centers open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday by appointment, for making and following up on claims.  First time mileage reimbursement claims only: VFW Post 1181, 6518 Blevins Gap Road, Louisville, KY 40272 and all other claims:  Music Ranch USA building, 409 South Street, West Point, KY 40177.

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