News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Toby Aguillard, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: P.O. Karl Ratcliff
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 9/29/2016 4:00 PM
Hazardous Chemical Spill Shuts down I-10 West

Lafayette, LA— State Police are working a traffic incident with a resulting hazardous material spill at mile post 94.2, between Duson and Scott.  State and local police have commenced the closure of I-10 westbound.  All lanes of travel will be closed on I-10 westbound beginning at I-49.  All westbound traffic will be diverted to I-49. This is expected to be an extended closure and cause extended delays. Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes and expect heavy delays.


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