Hwy. 18 near Sunshine Bridge reopens after chemical release, St. James sheriff reports

Staff Report

UPDATE: The Sheriff's Office announced around 4 p.m. Hwy. 18 was open to all traffic.

The St. James Parish Sheriff's Office announced earlier to avoid the area of Hwy. 18 and the Sunshine Bridge to St. Louis Academy in St. James due to a chemical release.

The Nixle post stated an update would be made later.