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UPDATE: All lanes open on I-10 at Mississippi state line following 18-wheeler crash

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Posted at 6:10 AM, Jan 11, 2022

UPDATE: Louisiana State Police say I-10 has reopened in both directions at the Louisiana/ Mississippi State line following an 18-wheeler crash.

A semi-truck hauling several vehicles crash early Tuesday morning on the Pearl River Bridge in Mississippi.

The 18-wheeler was the only vehicle involved in the crash which damaged part of the bridge.

Officials say the driver was able to escape the crash unharmed.

The roadway was closed for a few hours while crews cleared the scene. The Mississippi Department of Transportation was expected to inspect the bridge before it reopened for travel.

Travelers in both directions should expect heavy congestion around the Slidell and LA/MS state line area.

Those traveling in Louisiana can visit www.511la.org for route and road conditions.

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