UPDATE: Accident causes Acadia Parish interstate closure
Louisiana State Police Troop I has issued the following alert:
"Interstate 10 in Acadia Parish to be closed for Haz Mat Incident noon to 3 p.m. Detour for westbound traffic will be Louisiana 13 north to U.S. 190 west to U.S. 165 south.
JENNINGS – An overturned 18 wheeler has made traveling this morning difficult near Jennings.
The left lane of Interstate 10 eastbound has been blocked off between exit 64 - Louisiana 26/Elton Road, and exit 65 - Louisiana 97/Evangeline Highway near Jennings.
Traffic is backing up on the interstate and drivers are urged to exercise caution and find detours when possible.