Pantex to Conduct Exercise Wednesday

By Karl Wehmhoener |

Published 08/05 2014 04:20PM

Updated 08/05 2014 09:20PM

AMARILLO -- Pantex is warning drivers in some areas near plant may be affected by an exercise Wednesday.

Residents in the area should be aware that the Pantex Plant will be conducting an emergency exercise Wednesday morning.

The exercise will involve participants from multiple agencies across the area, including local government officials and law enforcement. Some activity may be noticed in areas surrounding Pantex, including emergency vehicles and other officials on roads near the plant.

Law enforcement officers will be setting up traffic control points at County Road E and and County Road 14 (near the Carson County Pump Station), as well as the intersection of County Road C and County Road 14. Drivers may experience travel delays at these two rural intersections.

No other off site impacts are expected during the exercise.

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