UPDATE: Left lane open on I-10 eastbound at Whiskey Bay

Posted at 6:23 PM, Jul 09, 2018

(Video Courtesy of Chris Lyons.)

UPDATE: The left lane has opened leaving the right lane is blocked on I-10 East at LA 975 (Whiskey Bay) 

 I-10 East was closed at LA 975 (Whiskey Bay) due to a vehicle fire during the 6:00 hour. Congestion has reached approximately 2 miles in length. Use alternate route.

Earlier, we reported that a vehicle was on fire at this location.

Witnesses tell KATC that the vehicle fell off a transport truck and caught on fire. 

Please use caution in the area. Traffic is currently at a standstill. Watch more video below from the westbound lanes of traffic.