ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- All lanes of Interstate 270 and it's outer roads are now open after authorities closed the interstate due to an erratic driver that was taken into custody just after noon.

Creve Coeur police said Town and County officers closed the interstate just south of Interstate 64. The entire interstate was closed from Highway 40 to Manchester. Download the News 4 app for breaking news notificationsPolice said a driver, who was driving erratically, was pulled over by Town and County police. That driver was initially not cooperating with police and would not get out of his car.

News 4's Matt Sczensy was on the scene when police took the driver into custody.

Traffic was being diverted off of the Interstate, leading to a large back-up in both directions. Northbound traffic was backed up to Big Bend, while Southbound traffic was stopped through Olive Boulevard.

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