Posted: Feb 25, 2013 8:34 AM by Ian Auzenne
Updated: Feb 25, 2013 10:30 AM
I-49 Northbound and Southbound north of LA 10 near the rest area is closed at this hour. State police are investigating a hazardous material spill involving an overturned tanker truck. Traffic is being diverted to LA 10 to LA 71 to LA 115 to I-49.
State police say the substance spilled is methanol, which is flammable.
I-49 Southbound remains open.