Tractor-trailer spills chicken "sludge" on the roadway in Catawba County

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A tractor-trailer has overturned causing potential delays Tuesday night in Catawba County. 

State Highway Patrol says a Case Farms 18-wheeler was traveling on I-40 near the Exit 121 on ramp, when it rolled over spilling about 77,000 pounds of chicken "sludge" onto the roadway. 

No injuries have been reported and delays are expected in the area.

Drivers are asked to take an alternate route on Exit 119,Henry River Rd.