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I-10 East reopens following 18-wheeler fire on Basin Bridge

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Posted at 6:24 AM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 10:04:42-04

I-10 East has reopened to traffic after an 18-wheeler fire closed the roadway at I-49.

DOTD reports that all lanes are now open on I-10 East at Mile Marker 118 (past LA 347) and congestion is minimal. That area is where the 18-wheeler fire occurred. They also report that all lanes are now open on I-10 East at I-49.

There is some congestion in that area.


I-10 East is now closed at I-49 due to an 18-wheeler fire just past Henderson on the Basin Bridge.

State police are currently on scene of the incident located at mile marker 118.

The fire is out.

I-10 East is closed while crews worked to extinguish the fire.

The Lafayette Police Department has closed the I-10 east on ramps at I-49 and Louisiana Avenue.

Motorists are advised to use I-49 North to US 190 East as a alternate route.

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