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Road expected to be closed for days

4 years ago August 11, 2010 Aug 11, 2010 Wednesday, August 11 2010 Wednesday, August 11, 2010 7:54:46 AM EDT in News
Source: WBRZ

Both lanes on Highway 70 in Assumption Parish will be closed for several days between Highway 996 and Highway 1 due to an oil well blowout.

It happened between 3:30 and 4 a.m. Wednesday morning near Paincourtville.

Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says there are no evacuations.

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