I-49 closed due to advance flood waters

I-49 closed due to advance flood waters
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POSTED: Monday, March 12, 2012 - 12:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, March 12, 2012 - 7:04pm

According to Louisiana State Police due to advancing flood waters, they are closing I-49 northbound at I-10 (Lafayette City Limits).

Traffic will be rerouted to I-10 westbound, LA 13 northbound, US 190 eastbound back to I-49.

I-49 southbound is being closed at US 190 (Opelousas City Limits). Traffic will be rerouted to US 190 westbound, LA 13 southbound and I-10 back to I-49.

We're told several vehicles were trapped due to high water.

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