Traffic delays on I-10 near Texas, LA border - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Traffic delays on I-10 near Texas, LA border

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

According to Louisiana State Police, Troop D, Texas officials currently have one westbound lane closed on the Interstate 10 Sabine River Bridge (at the Texas/Louisiana border) for bridge repair.

Troopers say that westbound traffic is currently backed up over eight miles.

Motorists who are traveling west in the area can expect delays and should be prepared to stop, troopers say.

The nearest alternate route is north to Louisiana Highway 12.

Texas officials report the closure is expected to be in effect until approximately 5 p.m., according to troopers.

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