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Baton Rouge faces heavy traffic after holiday

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Traffic congestion along major roads holds up drivers.

According to officials, there is heavy traffic on I-10 West from Seigen Lane to the Mississippi River Bridge. The congestion has extended to Airline to I-12 West.


Traffic after Thanksgiving is no stranger to the area, as a large number of people would be driving to get back to their hometowns after the Thanksgiving weekend.
This story will be updated with further information as it becomes available.

Update at 6:41 - All lanes are open on I-10 West at Whiskey Bay. Traffic from this incident now extends to Ramah.

Update at 7:14 - Congestion is now from Essen to Mississippi River Bridge on I-10 West, Congestion has reached Drusilla on I-12 West.

Update at 8:07 - Congestion on I-10 West is now from College Drive to the Mississippi River Bridge

Update at 8:30 - Congestion has cleared on I-10 West  from College Drive to the Mississippi River Bridge.

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