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4:26 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Train Derailment: Hydrogen Fluoride Cars to be Off-Loaded Tuesday

Credit Louisville Metro

The off-loading for cars carrying dangerous chemicals at the train derailment site in southwestern Jefferson County will begin Tuesday morning, but officials are not scheduling an evacuation or shelter-in-place order, the city said.

But Dixie Highway will again close -- from the Salt River bridge to Ky. 44 starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday. 

Though no evacuation or shelter order are planned, authorities cautioned that prevailing winds may require them to be issued when the chemicals are transferred. 

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