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Tilted train closes parts of LA 1 near Plaquemine

3 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, July 29 2015 Jul 29, 2015 July 29, 2015 1:59 PM July 29, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

PLAQUEMINE - Traffic officials closed LA 1 between Addis and Plaquemine after a train tilted on its tracks early Wednesday afternoon.

A Union Pacific spokesperson said the incident happened within the train yard at Dow Chemical after 12:30 p.m.

Service roads in the area connected to LA 1 were briefly closed while crews worked to right the train.

As of 1:30 p.m., DOTD reported all lanes were back open on LA 1 in both directions between Addis and Plaquemine.

Sheriff's deputies said there was not a leak involved with the tilted train.


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