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UPDATE: CCC reopens after car fire

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UPDATE: The Crescent City Connection has reopened following this morning’s vehicle fire.

NEW ORLEANS – A car fire on the Crescent City Connection has shut down east bank-bound traffic on the bridge.

Congestion has reached back to Terry Parkway on the West Bank, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

The fire was first reported in the right lane around 10:15 a.m.

Stay tuned to WGNO for more information on this developing story.