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UPDATE: Interstate 10 now open in Lake Charles

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Posted at 11:34 AM, Mar 22, 2023

UPDATE: As of noon, the Interstate and all roads around it are open, police say.

Wednesday morning, Interstate 10 was closed at the I-210 exits in Lake Charles.

State Police said the Interstate was closed east and west bound at Exits 34 and 25.

A Shelter-in-Place was issued for a 1 mile radius from the west side base of the I-10 bridge due to a chemical release, troopers say.

KPLC is reporting that the release was a chlorine leak from Biolab. To read their story, click here.