Train accident closes Airline Highway near South Choctaw Drive
BATON ROUGE - Airline Highway was briefly closed in both directions near South Choctaw Drive due to an accident involving a train.
The Department of Transportation and Development reported that traffic was backed up for more than two miles to Plank Road on US 61 South and Tom Drive on US 61 North.
Stay tuned to WBRZ for more updates as they become available.
All lanes are open on US-61 North and South at South Choctaw Drive. Congestion has reached Plank Rd. on US-61S and Tom Drive on US-61N.— Baton Rouge Traffic (@BR_Traffic) July 31, 2015