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Wrecks shut down I-10 East near Port Allen

3 years 6 months 1 week ago March 15, 2013 Mar 15, 2013 Friday, March 15 2013 March 15, 2013 5:50 PM in News
Source: Louisiana State Police
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - A pair of crashes west of Port Allen closed I-10 East this evening during already-congested traffic.

The wrecks happend at mile markers 143 and 145, according to the Louisiana State Police. The roadway was reopened about thirty minutes later, but congestion remained in the area.

The state Department of Transportation and Development earlier reported heavier than usual congestion on that stretch of I-10 and I-10 West in Baton Rouge.

LSP advised drivers use Highway 190 to avoid the congestion.

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