KLFY Newsroom - MORGAN CITY, La. (KLFY) Highway 182 in Siracusa (between Morgan City and Amelia) from Coral Marine to James Street is closed to traffic, according to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office.
Deputies are assisting Louisiana State Police with an 18 wheeler that lost its load and LSP is waiting for a crane, however it will be several hours before the cane arrives.
Police say the roadway will remain closed until the equipment is cleared from the area.
Traffic is being turned around at James Street and Coral Marine.
Police ask that motorist use Highway 90 as an alternate route, but traffic is still being allowed to enter the Siracusa neighborhood at James Street.