Overturned tanker causes interstate closure near Slidell

SLIDELL, LA **UPDATE**  As of 11:15 A.M., all lanes are open I-10 West at the I-12/I-59 merge.

The diversion from I-59 South to I-12 West is no longer in effect.


An overturned tanker truck has closed a section of I-10 on the North Shore.

According to @NS_Traffic on Twitter, I-10 West has been closed since around 6 A.M. due to an accident.

Interstate is closed at the I-12/I-59 merge.

I-12 East (Exit 85A) to I-10 West is closed.

Traffic is being diverted from I-59 South to I-12 West at Exit 1A.

Drivers can expect heavy delays.

Traffic travelling on I-10 West from Mississippi into New Orleans is not affected.

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