11:27 A.M. UPDATE:

Louisiana State Police is diverting traffic from I-10 eastbound at I-49. If you need to get to other areas that are eastbound, you will be diverted to Interstate 49, where you will go north where you can take Highway 190 eastbound.

9:27 A.M. UPDATE:

Louisiana State Police will be intermittently closing down the eastbound lanes of traffic to help get the drivers stuck on the westbound side off of the interstate.

Drivers are being asked to slow down.

Original Information:

An overturned 18-wheeler on I-10 Westbound near mile marker 117 is forcing detours coming from Baton Rouge. The recommended detour is to take exit 135 prior to the Basin bridge north to HWY 190 W. then south on I-49 before rejoining I-10 W.

You can keep up with the situation by viewing the traffic camera provided by the Louisiana Department of Transportation

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