Emergency interstate drainage slows I-110 traffic
BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials said emergency work to drain water from a section of I-110 South in Baton Rouge caused delays for people driving through the area.
The Department of Transportation and Development said one lane of I-110 South had to be closed at North 9th Street for the work, which happened after water flooded onto the interstate.
Traffic quickly backed up behind the site, stretching to North 22nd Street by 11:15 a.m. according to DOTD.
DOTD also warned that severe weather in the forecast for Wednesday combined with holiday travelers could create further delays throughout the day. Drivers were warned to add extra time to their
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