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.