- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 4, 2014

AVONDALE, La. (AP) - Officials have reopened La. Highway 18 after it was closed for several hours because of a train derailment near the Avondale Shipyard.

The state Department of Transportation and Development says the derailment happened around 3 a.m. Tuesday.

Crews remain at the scene as work continues to remove the detailed cars.


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