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Overturned 18-wheeler causes delays on I-10 East near Lobdell

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Posted at 6:20 AM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 07:45:27-04

The right and left lanes of I-10 East near Lobdell are open after a overturned 18-wheeler closed the roadway early on Monday morning.

According to WBRZ, the 18-wheeler is carrying a flammable substance and the incident, which occurred around 4 am, was being treated as a HAZMAT situation. The substance is not believed to be leaking.

The right shoulder of the roadway is currently blocked just before LA 415 (Lobdell).

DOTD says that the 18-wheeler will be removed from the shoulder at 8:30 am. Motorists should expect the roadway to close again while the vehicle is being removed.

Congestion caused by the incident was at 4 miles in length.

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