TRAFFIC ALERT: Cross Lake Bridge back open 12 hours after winds flip mobile home

Traffic Alerts

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Cross Lake Bridge on I-220 is back open, more than twelve hours after gusty winds flipped a mobile home in transport Thursday morning and shut the whole span down.

It happened just after 8 a.m. in the eastbound lanes. A witness driving by captured video of a completely overturned mobile home on a trailer, which appears to have also taken out a light pole. There were no injuries reported.

The right westbound lane was reopened just before 6 p.m. The left lane remained blocked and the eastbound lanes remained closed until just before 11 p.m.

The day started with a forecast for sustained winds of 20 to 25 miles per hour and gusts between 30 and 40 miles per hour. A Lake Wind Advisory and WInd Advisory will be in effect from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. 

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