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Local First Traffic: 2 lanes blocked on Highrise headed into New Orleans

Officers are investigating an accident on the Highrise that happened Friday afternoon. (FOX 8) Officers are investigating an accident on the Highrise that happened Friday afternoon. (FOX 8)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

An accident on I-10 West near the Highrise is causing a traffic tie up all the way back to the Crowder exit.

Two left lanes of I-10 westbound are closed between Chef Menteur Hwy. and Downman Rd.

The accident happened early Friday afternoon.

An alternate route coming into the city is exiting I-10 and heading to Hayne Blvd., then heading west to Downman Rd.

There is no word on injuries or what caused the accident.

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