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TRAFFIC ALERT: As storm water rises, I-10 closed in Lousiana

State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson said the highway is closed in both directions at LaPlace, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

The Associated Press

8/29/2012

LAPLACE, La. — High water driven inland by Hurricane Isaac has forced authorities to close Interstate 10 in St. John the Baptist Parish, according to a mid-morning notice Wednesday.

State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson said the highway is closed in both directions at LaPlace, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

Kevin Jones of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at kevinj@thetrucker.com.

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