DOTD opens lanes after spill on Interstate 10 eastbound
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 at 10:48:43 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has opened the eastbound section of Interstate 10 between Acadian Thruway and College Drive after roofing material spilled on the roadway.

DOTD responded to the affected area immediately after it occurred, around 8 a.m., to clean the roadway and ensure safe travel through the area. At this time, all lanes are now open to traffic.

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