UPDATE, 12:30 p.m.: State Police report that I-10 has reopened to traffic in both directions, and the shelter-in-place order has been lifted.
ORIGINAL: WESTLAKE, La. (KLFY) — Louisiana State Police have issued a shelter-in-place order and closed I-10 in both directions after a chemical spill in Calcasieu Parish.
Police say I-10 is currently closed westbound at the I-210 (Exit 34) and eastbound at the I-210 (Exit 25) exits and a Shelter-in-Place has been issued for a 1-mile radius from the west side base of the I-10 bridge due to a chemical release.
Traffic is being diverted to I-210, according to DOTD. I-10 East at Mile Marker 25 is being diverted to I-210 East. I-10 West at Mile Marker 34 is being diverted to I-210 West.
More information will be released as information becomes available.