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.