An 18-wheeler fire caused traffic congestion early this afternoon on I-10 East near Breaux Bridge.
Louisiana State Police report that both lanes of I-10 East are now open. Troopers are also asking drivers to use caution.
Master Trooper Brooks David told KLFY that three cars caught fire on the back of a semi-trailer.
The fire has been extinguished and the truck has been cleared from the roadway.
DOTD reported that congestion lasted for over an hour and reached a maximum of three miles.