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I-10 West is now OPEN at Whiskey Bay

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Courtesy of Louisiana State Police Courtesy of Louisiana State Police

Interstate 10 west is now open, according to Louisiana State Police.

The road has been closed since early this morning. 

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UPDATE: Louisiana State Police say the roadway has been closed again to traffic. The left lane was opened momentarily to allow traffic to pass. Traffic is being diverted to LA 415.

According to DOTD and Louisiana State Police, I-10 West is currently closed to traffic at LA 975 at Whiskey Bay due to a vehicle fire. 

The department is advising those who travel I-10 West to use US 190 West as an alternate route. Pictures sent in by viewers showed a vehicle on fire along the side of the roadway. There is no indication of how long the roadway will be closed to traffic.

No injuries were reported by State Police.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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