TRAFFIC: Broken down truck carrying over-sized load causing backups on U.S. 171 near Moss Bluff

TRAFFIC: Broken down truck carrying over-sized load causing backups on U.S. 171 near Moss Bluff
(Source: AP)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - An over-sized load on U.S. 171 has broken down, causing traffic backup, according to James Anderson with Louisiana State Police.

The southbound lanes of the Calcasieu River Bridge on U.S. 171 are blocked and traffic is being diverted back into Moss Bluff.

A tow truck is expected to clear the bridge shortly. Drivers are advised to avoid the area at this time.

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