NEW ORLEANS -- A vehicle fire on Interstate 10 East over the Bonnet Carre Spillway closed the highway for nearly an hour Tuesday.
The closed highway backed up traffic for several miles heading into New Orleans. The highway was shutdown around 7 a.m., before the left lane reopened just before 8 a.m.
All lanes were reported open shortly before 8:30 a.m. Congestion has reached I-55.
Officials have not reported any injuries.
Alternate routes for I-10 East Spillway Bridge: I-10 East to US 51 South; US 51 South to US 61 South; US 61 South to I-310N; I-310N to I-10E