I-10 West at milepost 217 on the Bonnet Carre Spillway reopened nearly 10 hours after a multi-vehicle accident Wednesday night.
The highway reopened around 9:30 a.m.
The accident occurred near MM 217, between Exit 220: I-310 and Exit 210: I-55, about two miles east of the Laplace area. Hazardous tanker trucks were involved in the accident, but initial reports say there was no leakage.
The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, and according to Total Traffic, several vehicles traveling behind the accident were still stuck on the Spillway as of 5 a.m. Thursday.
Shortly before 5:30 a.m., officials began to allow cars caught behind the accident to pass.
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