47°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sun
82°
62°
10%
Mon
83°
61°
50%
Tue
82°
63°
50%
TrueView© Local Radar

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Roads reopening after train derailment

7 months ago Sunday, August 03, 2014 11:54:28 AM CDT August 03, 2014 Sunday, August 03 2014 Aug 3, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Roads are starting to reopen near the site of the train derailment on S. Choctaw Drive and N. Sherwood Forrest Drive.

DOTD says S. Choctaw is open from N. Sherwood Forrest to Monterry Drive. However, one westbound lane is still closed while crews continue to clean up.

This comes after seven cars of a train derailed Friday. The Baton Rouge Fire Department says one of those cars was carrying hazardous materials, but it didn't leak.

The train was removed from the area Saturday at around 1 a.m. No word yet when the clean up will be entirely finished.

 

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Sunny
75°
55°
Sun
Partly Cloudy
82°
62°
Mon
PM T-Storms
83°
61°
Tue
Scattered T-Storms
82°
63°
Wed
Showers
75°
64°