BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Traffic lights are not working at a major intersection Friday morning. 

The outage occurred at Bluebonnet Boulevard and Jefferson Highway sometime before 8:30 a.m., and caused severe traffic congestion. 

BRProud spoke to a representative of The City of Baton Rouge around 10:30 a.m. and was told that an engineer has been sent to the area and that the lights should be up and running shortly.