I-10 West on the Bonnet Carre Spillway closed at MM 216

I-10 West on the Bonnet Carre Spillway closed at MM 216

NEW ORLEANS - Interstate 10 Westbound is closed at Mile Marker 216 on the Bonnet Carre Spillway Bridge due to an accident.  Officials say an 18-wheeler hit the guardrail and caught fire, but there were no injuries.

Traffic is being diverted to I-310.  An alternate route is I-310 South to US 61 North to US 51 North back to I-10 West.

Officials say it could be a while before the interstate re-opens. 

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