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Memorial Day traffic trouble continues

2 years 1 day 17 hours ago May 25, 2015 May 25, 2015 Monday, May 25 2015 May 25, 2015 1:11 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Interstate traffic through Baton Rouge continued to pile up behind the Mississippi River Bridge through the lunch hour.

The Department of Transportation and Development said congestion on I-10 West was back from the bridge all the way past Essen Lane just after 1 p.m.

The westbound side of the interstate was closed early Monday morning after a vehicle overturned, causing minor injuries according to the Louisiana State Police. The interstate was fully opened before noon, but the congestion remained.

Afternoon showers also cause potentially-hazardous driving conditions during the noon hour. 

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