Road expected to be closed for days

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Posted: Aug 11, 2010 8:54 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: Aug 11, 2010 11:20 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: Assumption Parish, Paincourtville, Highway 70, Highway 996, Highway 1, oil, well, blowout, lanes, days

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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