I-12 West closed at Range Avenue in Denham Springs

Interstate 12 is closed to westbound traffic at Range Avenue in Denham Springs, due to an accident, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Twitter.

Congestion has reached past Juban Road, DOTD tweeted before 8:30 a.m.

The multi-vehicle accident will cause traffic backups and detours for at least the next hour, Louisiana State Police announced at 8:50 a.m.