I-10 West now open following 18-wheeler fire on Basin Bridge
BATON ROUGE - The westbound lanes are now open on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge after an 18-wheeler fire completely shut down the interstate Saturday.
According to Louisiana State Police, the incident happened Saturday morning on I-10 West at mile marker 131 just past Ramah.
The tow truck has FINALLY arrived after an 18-wheeler fire shut down I-10 West on the Basin Bridge. Expect 10 miles of congestion. pic.twitter.com/Z6H2Lz9C7p— Jordan Whittington (@jwhittingtonBR) July 28, 2018
DOTD is asking drivers to aviod the area and use an alternate route.
Troop A Traffic Advisory:#I10 west on the #Atchafalaya Basin Bridge is currently closed at mile marker 131 (past Ramah) due to a vehicle #fire. Please avoid the area and use https://t.co/zwP70e3Nhi for alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/sh0QTdpie1— LA State Police (@LAStatePolice) July 28, 2018
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Drew Brees to undergo thumb surgery after injuring hand in Sunday game
Louisiana insurance commissioner faces intraparty challenger
Classes canceled after weekend fire at SU nursing school
Overnight house fire reported on Virginia Street
Local 8th grader's school project earns national praise
Fans' Choice Award Winner 2019: Week 1- Isaiah Jones
Coach O Postgame after Lsu defeats Texas 45-38
Hunter Register leads Southern's offense despite loss to McNeese
Taylor Bannister's journey to becoming a LSU Volleyball Superstar
Late Position Battle at Middle Linebacker A Positive for LSU