Highlands Neighborhood‐Road Conditions Impacted

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A light coating of gasoline or oil possible covering roadway in the Highlands Neighborhood

It has come to the Public Works Department’s attention that the Newcastle Highlands neighborhood
roadways have a light coating of gasoline or oil that has covered most of the roadway. This petroleum
product  could  cause  unsafe  driving  conditions, therefore  please  use  caution  when  driving  in this

Warning Sign Oil

The streets that are affected include SE 91st ST, SE 92nd ST, 140th Ave SE, 143rd AVE SE
and SE 90th ST in Newcastle, WA.

Specifics on this spill are being investigated. Public Works crews are currently enacting spill response
procedures, which include containment of the material, prevention from entering the storm drains and

If anyone has witnessed any suspicious activity or has any information related to this incident please
contact Newcastle City Hall at 425‐649‐4444 immediately to report the information.

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