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Fire, bridge inspections create heavy traffic on I-10

5 years 7 months 1 week ago Wednesday, November 11 2015 Nov 11, 2015 November 11, 2015 10:43 AM November 11, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

BATON ROUGE – Traffic officials said drivers traveling on I-10 East from Lafayette should expect heavy delays Wednesday morning. 

The Department of Transportation and Developement closed I-10 East at LA 3000 near Ramah due to a vehicle fire. It reopened within 15 minutes, but traffic was already backed up three miles.

Traffic officials also said that inspection operations on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge is also causing congestion on I-10 east. DOTD said a congestion has formed on the four mile stretch between mile markers 123 and 127. 

Stay tuned to WBRZ Channel 2 online and on Facebook and Twitter for the latest traffic updates as more information becomes available. 

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