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Portion of Highway 23 in Plaquemines Parish buckles

Source: Plaquemines Parish (Twitter: @Plaquemines_Gov) Source: Plaquemines Parish (Twitter: @Plaquemines_Gov)
Source: Plaquemines Parish (Twitter: @Plaquemines_Gov) Source: Plaquemines Parish (Twitter: @Plaquemines_Gov)
PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Deputies are diverting traffic around a portion of Highway 23 due to the road buckling. The incident was first reported to the Sheriff's Department around 6:45 p.m. Sunday.  

Police say that the buckling occurred near mile marker nine on the northbound lanes of the highway, near Fort Jackson. Officials from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will assess the situation Sunday night to determine the cause of the buckling.

We will release more information as soon as it becomes available. 

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