All lanes open on I-12 westbound past Walker after 18-wheeler fire

18-wheeler fire blocks two lanes on I-12 westbound past Walker
(Source: DOTD)
(Source: DOTD)

WALKER, LA (WAFB) - The right lane of I-12 West just past Walker at LA-447 reopened after midnight on Friday after having been closed since Thursday afternoon due to a vehicle fire.

Both the right and center lanes were originally blocked by an 18-wheeler fire on the shoulder around 3:30 p.m. The center lane was reopened around 5:30 p.m.

Traffic continued to passing through the left and center lanes. At one point the congestion from the incident approached LA-63 at Livingston.

No word yet on what caused the fire.

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