Interstate 10 closed due to flooding

I-10 was closed in both directions between from Highland Road and Siegen Lane due to high water on the roads.

Lanes are starting to re-open on I-10 outside of Baton Rouge as the floodwaters that closed them recede.

Going eastbound, the interstate was closed at Siegen Lane. The left and center lanes have opened, but the right lane is still blocked. 

Going westbound, two lanes had opened, but one lane was still blocked by water. The interstate had been closed at Highland going that direction.

The closures have caused traffic to pile up in surface streets in Baton Rouge, parts of which are still reeling from a storm that dropped more than 13 inches of rain. 

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