Overturned truck snarls I-10 East at La. 30

Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Traffic slows to a crawl on Interstate 10 East in Gonzales Thursday morning after a tank truck overturned at the La. 30 exit, according to a State Police Troop A advisory. The Gonzales Police Department called in tow trucks to remove the blockage while all cars and trucks were diverted to La.  44 and then back to I-10 East. Traffic remained snarled for about three hours before I-10 East was reopened, State Police reported.
Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Traffic slows to a crawl on Interstate 10 East in Gonzales Thursday morning after a tank truck overturned at the La. 30 exit, according to a State Police Troop A advisory. The Gonzales Police Department called in tow trucks to remove the blockage while all cars and trucks were diverted to La. 44 and then back to I-10 East. Traffic remained snarled for about three hours before I-10 East was reopened, State Police reported.

Interstate-10 East at the La. 30 exit in Gonzales was closed several hours Thursday morning as Gonzales police worked to remove an overturned truck, according to alerts from State Police.

Traffic was backed up for at least four miles and was diverted from La. 30 to La. 44 and back to I-10, according to both State Police and DOTD alerts.

The first alert from State Police came at 9:35 a.m. with the all-clear alert sent at 12:51 p.m.