Heavy traffic moving through Baton Rouge has caused delays along the interstate in both directions, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.

Currently, there is heavy, westbound traffic congestion along Interstate 12 at Airline Highway, and Interstate 10 at Siegen Lane to the I-10/1-12 merge, and continuing on I-10 for six miles miles, the DOTD reported.

DOTD attributes the heavy traffic from holiday travelers passing through Baton Rouge on the interstate system.

Expect 10 miles of delays from Siegen Lane to La-1, Port Allen, according to DOTD.