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Both I-10 East and West now closed

Posted: 7:47 AM, Aug 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-17 15:31:53-04

UPDATE: Police have closed I-10 eastbound at I-49 due to a crash near Henderson. I-10 westbound has been closed for several hours. The closure is to allow crews to offload hazardous material from the crashed 18-wheeler.

Westbound traffic is being diverted at LA 415 (Lobdell) to US 190 West.

Eastbound traffic is being diverted onto I-49 North to US 190 East. Congestion remains to Ambassador Caffery Pkwy.

There is no timeline on the closure at this time, according to state police.

 

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According to DOTD, I-10 West is closed at mile marker 117 before Henderson due to a crash involving an overturned 18-wheeler.

Lousiana State Police say the 18-wheeler was carrying hazardous material  Traffic will be diverted to US 190.

Congestion is currently approaching LA 1.

I-10 West Closed before Henderson due to crash
I-10 West Closed before Henderson due to crash courtesy LaDOTD
I-10 18-wheeler crash
Overturned 18-wheeler on I-10 West before Henderson Courtesy Eric Gabriel
I-10 18-wheeler crash
Overturned 18-wheeler on I-10 West before Henderson Courtesy Eric Gabriel
I-10 18-wheeler crash
Overturned 18-wheeler on I-10 West before Henderson Courtesy Eric Gabriel