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I-10 W past Whiskey Bay opened following 18-wheeler fire

Posted at 10:33 AM, Jan 04, 2019


UPDATE: All lanes are open I-10 West at mile marker 127 (past Whiskey Bay). Congestion is approaching  four miles.


I-10 West is now closed at mile marker 127 (past Whiskey Bay) due to a vehicle fire. Use alternate route.

The incident occurred around 9:00 a.m. Friday.

Courtesy of State Police

Congestion was reported on I-10 West just past Whiskey Bay. All lanes were closed at I-10 West at mile marker 127 (past Whiskey Bay) as crews worked to put out the fire.

Traffic was being being diverted at LA 415 and motorist were asked to use LA 415 North to US 190 West as an alternate route.

No injuries were reported, according to State Police.

DOTD cameras showed that the vehicle appears to be an 18-wheeler.