CAMERON PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Cameron Parish OEP Advisory: ***Hwy 82 near Johnson's Bayou will be closed throughout the night***
Cameron OEP Director Eddie Benoit informed KPLC 7News that a natural gas well leak near Johnson's Bayou had closed LA 82, milepost 5, in both directions.
The well is located between Johnson's Bayou an the Texas State Line. This is a sparsely populated area. No homes were affected by the closure. Director Benoit does not expect this to be a major public concern.
The leak was discovered around 4:30 a.m.
Here is the official advisory from Lake Louisiana State Police Troop D: