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Roads closed, traffic gridlocked as storms pass through Baton Rouge

8 years 3 months 1 week ago Thursday, March 10 2016 Mar 10, 2016 March 10, 2016 2:46 PM March 10, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

BATON ROUGE - As severe weather passes over Baton Rouge, drivers traveling on the interstates can expect to have serious traffic delays.

DOTD officials say a stalled tractor trailer blocked the left lane on I-10 west on the Mississippi River Bridge. Congestion from that incident backed up traffic to College Drive.

The right lane on I-12 West was blocked near Essen Lane due to a vehicle recovery. DOTD says all lanes are open on I-12 at that location, but congestion reached Airline Highway.

High Water/Road Closures3/10/2016 2:40:00 PMHIGH WATER/ROAD CLOSURESSouth Blvd @ the InterstateGovernor Mansion...

Posted by East Baton Rouge Sheriffs Office on Thursday, March 10, 2016

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reported that South Blvd. near the interstate was closed and Sherwood Common Blvd. at Airline Highway was closed due to high water on the roadways.

With the storms moving into our area, WBRZ News 2 has you covered. Follow our traffic and weather teams online and on Facebook and Twitter for more updates throughout the day.

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