LaPlace, La. - Both sides of Airline Highway were shut down midday Thursday due to a chemical spill on Airline Highway near the St. Charles / St. John Parish line. Airline Highway has since reopened.
A spokesperson with St. Charles Parish Government says a truck carrying hydrochloric acid spilled the chemical in a parking lot.
Soda ash is being used to neutralize the chemical. There have been no protective orders or evacuations issued.