Interstate 10 in Louisiana is closed this morning for the removal of a tanker truck that went off the roadway on Tuesday.
The closure began at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd and affects I-10 west near Gramercy, Louisiana. There is no estimated time of reopening, but crews are currently working to remove the tanker truck from the bayou.
KALB News reports that drivers are encouraged to take LA-641 to US-61 to I-10 as an alternate route.
The driver sustained only minor injuries and is expected to make a full recovery. It is still unclear what caused the wreck.
BREAKING: I-10 WEST will CLOSE at 9:00 a.m. this morning (Wed. 11/23/22) for vehicle recovery from yesterday's tanker crash between the Gramercy/Lutcher exit (LA-641) and the Sorrento exit (US-61). Alternate: LA-641 to US-61 to I-10. Expect backups. pic.twitter.com/AwgEquCxYi— WAFB First Alert Traffic (@WAFBTraffic) November 23, 2022