Interstate 10 West was reopened after a crash Wednesday afternoon on the Basin Bridge snarled traffic for several miles, State Police said.

Troopers had closed Interstate 10 west at La. 4115, diverting cars before the Ramah exit, said Sgt. Nick Manale, a State Police spokesman.

By 6:15 p.m., congestion had stretched to Bluebonnet Boulevard, authorities said.