Wrecks shut down I-10 East near Port Allen
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.