Hwy. 1 in Vivian reopened after weekend train derailment - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Hwy. 1 in Vivian reopened after weekend train derailment

Two roads in Vivian are closed after a coal train derailed. (Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, Facebook) Two roads in Vivian are closed after a coal train derailed. (Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, Facebook)
VIVIAN, LA (KSLA) -

LA DOTD has announced that Highway 1 in Vivian is open again after a train derailment shut down the roadway Saturday.

The derailment happened on Saturday, just before 1 a.m. Thirty train cars derailed, spilling coal on and near the roadway. 

Because of the derailment, several homes were placed under a boil advisory. Officials lifted that advisory Tuesday morning.

No evacuations of the area were reported.

There have been at least two train derailments in Vivian in the last four years.

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