WBRZ: Flooding Shuts Down Roadways During Severe Weather Tuesday

posted by WJBO Newsradio - 

(WBRZ News 2) Major roadways in the capital area experienced slowdowns as thunderstorms roll through the capital area Tuesday.

Street flooding was first reported around 5:30 p.m. after severe weather began pounding the Baton Rouge area.

LIVE: Flooding reported at South Acadian Thruway underpass near I-10; more flooding reported on other major roadways -powered by East Baton Rouge Parish Library

Posted by WBRZ Channel 2 on Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Flooding was reported in the following areas:

  • I-110 near the Governor's Mansion curve is closed in both directions
  • I-110 at N 22nd Street
  • South Acadian Thruway near I-10
  • Corporate Boulevard

A flash flood warning was issued in the capital region until 7:15 p.m.

At one point, more than 4,000 people were power in East Baton Rouge Parish. 


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