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State Police: Bomb threat aboard bus shuts down I-10 in Calcasieu Parish

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UPDATE:  I-10 eastbound near Lake Charles has been reopened. The exit ramp to PPG Drive from I-10 east will remain closed, according to State Police. 

For more than 2 hours Tuesday, State Police closed off a portion of I-10 eastbound in Westlake.

Police confirmed it happened just after 6:30 p.m. that the interstate was shut down due to a bomb threat made aboard a commercial bus on I-10 eastbound at milepost 26 

No injuries were reported.

Traffic in the area was diverted to I-210 until the situation was resolved.

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