I-10 E reopens after overturned 18-wheeler prompts hours-long closure
EAST BATON ROUGE - I-10 East has reopened after a crashed 18-wheeler shut down the roadway for much of Tuesday morning.
Authorities say the semi truck flipped on I-10 East past Highland Road before 6 a.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported.
Overturned 18- wheeler carrying non-hazardous baking powder like substance on the right shoulder EB I-10 at the Bluff overpass.— Ashley Frugé WBRZ (@ashleywbrz) May 21, 2019
The roadway was closed just before 9 a.m. and finally reopened around 1 p.m.
Drivers should still expect heavy congestion in the area.