Wreck on Miss. River Bridge gridlocks interstate traffic Tuesday morning

Wreck on Miss. River Bridge gridlocks interstate traffic Tuesday morning
Traffic was a nightmare once again Tuesday morning. (Source: DOTD)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Traffic was a nightmare once again Tuesday morning following a wreck on the Mississippi River Bridge.

The crash was first reported by DOTD around 5:30 a.m. One lane closure was eventually expanded into two closed lanes. The closures snarled traffic until after 7 a.m.

Congestion backed up as far as College Drive. Drivers were encouraged to use an alternate route.

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