Haz-mat incident forces road closures in Ascension Parish

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The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s office has closed the following roads due to an ongoing haz-mat incident at Westlake Chemical in Geismar:

Highway 73 between Highway 30 and River Road

Highway 30 at Industrial Blvd. 

River Road at Ashland Road.

Authorities are asking everyone to avoid the area.

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