State Police: Expect heavy congestion for two hours in both directions on I-10 through Baton Rouge

Expect the heavy congestion on Interstate 10 to continue for up to two hours in both directions through Baton Rouge, State Police warned in an email.

Traffic in both directions from the Mississippi River Bridge to the split with Interstate 12 are affected while Baton Rouge police work separate accidents, according to the press release.

One accident — at the Mississippi River Bridge and Perkins road — is affecting westbound traffic, State Police said.

Another — a hit-and-run wreck involving six cars on the Mississippi River Bridge is affecting eastbound traffic, State Police said.