UPDATE: 1:10 p.m. Monday - State Police have reopened I-10. Drivers are warned to expect heavy traffic.
Original story follows:
Drivers heading west from Baton Rouge towards Lafayette are having to take U.S. 190 this morning after an 18-wheeler caught fire and shut down I-10 on the Basin Bridge at Whiskey Bay.
Westbound traffic is being diverted to LA 415 to U.S. 190 and then I-49.
State Police have opened one lane near the accident site to clear traffic off the Basin Bridge.
Photo: Louisiana State Police