TRAFFIC ALERT: 12 mile backup on I-10 West due to crash “involving a commercial vehicle hauling hazardous materials”

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – If you are planning to use I-10 West near the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, you may want to wait a little while.

DOTD has the latest details below:

The Louisiana State Police issued this travel advisory about an hour ago:

Troopers are currently on the scene of a two-vehicle crash near Mile Marker 123 westbound (between Whiskey Bay and Butte La Rose) involving a commercial vehicle hauling hazardous materials. At this time, there is no leak and no danger to the public. One lane is currently closed and the traffic is backed up for approximately 4 miles. Both lanes may need to be temporarily closed in order to get wreckers in place.
Please expect delays and avoid the area if possible.

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