UPDATE: I-10 eastbound near New Orleans closed to truck traffic following vehicle fire
Published 11:34 am Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Trucks traveling I-10 eastbound to New Orleans should take I-12 either in Baton Rouge or at I-55 north in LaPlace because truck traffic is closed at this location. All through traffic is advised not to use US 61 because of the need for Hurricane Ida response.
Currently, there is no timeline on when the lane will be reopened.
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