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  • Old Perkins Road repairs, may hold some drivers up check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 4, 2015 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Old Perkins Road will undergo construction this week, meaning at times the road will be down to one lane in each direction. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development said the project will begin Monday and go through Thursday. Lane closures will take place in the... more »
  • Zachary residents frustrated over road delays Play Video

    July 16, 2014 6:36 PM

    ZACHARY - Frustrations are mounting with Zachary residents who live along Rollins Road. The reconstruction of the road started late last year and was supposed to be finished in June. However, the construction company the city contracted said they ran into delays. Residents just want the road to... more »
  • Lane closures continue as crews make ice repairs

    February 14, 2014 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State road crews will continue to fix damages on the interstate system caused by last month's winter weather. It means there will be weekend lane closures on I-10. The affected areas will be both directions of: · The westbound approach of the Mississippi River Bridge to the... more »
  • More weekend lane closures on I-10 to fix storm damages

    February 7, 2014 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State road crews will continue to fix damages on the interstate system caused by last month's winter weather. It means there will be weekend lane closures on I-10. There will be alternating lane closures through the downtown and Perkins Road area. The work is scheduled for... more »
  • Snow and sleet pounds West Feliciana Parish

    January 28, 2014 5:27 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- A rare sight was visible on South Louisiana roads Tuesday. State workers used snow plows to clear thick ice off of roads in West Feliciana Parish. For law enforcement, there were headaches trying to ensure the roads were safe. Lukily, most listened to the warnings to stay... more »
  • State offices closed in 32 parishes

    January 23, 2014 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - According to Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols, state government offices in 20 Louisiana parishes will be shut down Friday, January 24. Nichols said the offices are closed due to dangerous driving conditions and scattered power outages. Weather forecasts in the area predict a mix of rain... more »
  • SU employees should still report, other schools closed

    January 23, 2014 2:03 PM

    UNDATED- The threat of potential winter weather in south Louisiana has caused schools across the region. Here is a list of all schools that will be closed on Friday: * St. James - Announce mid-morning they would close immediately because of declining weather conditions * Alfred G.... more »
  • Parking lots shut down for LSU game after heavy rain

    September 21, 2013 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Parking woes hit LSU gameday after multiple parking lots shut down due to heavy rain. The Bernie Moore Track Field and the lot by the Natatorium are closed. Parking has been redirected to the Old Alex Box outfield and the soccer stadium lot off Skip Bertman... more »
  • NAACP to weigh in on closure of railroad crossings

    July 23, 2013 8:38 AM

    AMITE - The Tangipahoa Parish Council unanimously approved a resolution that supports the local NAACP chapter's efforts to try to force the reopening of three railroad crossings state transportation officials closed last month. Patricia Morris, president of the Greater Tangipahoa Parish Branch chapter of the National Association for the Advancement... more »
  • DOTD: No lane closures during 'Super Gras'

    January 24, 2013 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Because of the magnitude of special events surrounding Super Bowl and a full slate of parades associated with New Orleans' carnival season, state transportation officials say they are suspending lane closures on all bridges, freeways, expressways and arterial roadways near those activities. The Louisiana Department of Transportation... more »
  • Closures due to Jan. 10 severe weather

    January 10, 2013 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Severe weather swamped already-flooded parishes this morning, forcing closed more roads and schools. Here's a list of updated closings for Jan. 10: SCHOOL CLOSINGS - Pointe Coupee Parish Public Schools: closing at noon - St. Mary Parish Public Schools - St. Helena Parish Public Schools... more »
  • I-10 closures could cause problems for drivers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 13, 2012 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Portions of I-10 eastbound between the 10/12 split and Essen Lane will reduce to one lane this weekend. It's part of the next phase of construction where crews will rebuild three eastbound lanes and a new bridge over Essen. The Essen exit will be... more »
  • Congressman objects to ferry closures next year

    May 22, 2012 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A New Orleans congressman is asking Gov. Bobby Jindal to reconsider his plans to close two ferries in south Louisiana. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond sent a letter to Jindal on Monday criticizing the shut-down of ferries at Edgard and White Castle. Jindal recommended their closure in his... more »
  • Residents, business owners prepare for Staring lane closure

    April 11, 2012 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Drivers will should prepare for closures along Staring Lane between Highland Road and Kingcrest Parkway starting at midnight tonight. According to officials, the area will be closed for three weeks while roads are widened and sewers are upgraded. The closure is part of a tax-funded project... more »
  • Closures in observance of Good Friday

    April 6, 2012 7:16 AM

    The following offices will be closed today: State and city-parish offices The Clerk of Court's Office City Court District courts East Baton Rouge Parish public libraries Also closed today: East Baton Rouge Parish public schools Schools of the Catholic... more »
  • Road closures for Mardi Gras holiday

    February 17, 2012 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development released work schedules today for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana for the Mardi Gras holidays which begin on Friday, Feb. 17 and ends on Tuesday, Feb. 21. DOTD Secretary Sherri H. LeBas urged drivers to use extra... more »
  • DOTD identifies roads to be impacted by flooding

    May 14, 2011 3:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development has identified roads in eight Louisiana parishes that will likely go under water some time after the Morganza Spillway is opened. Officials said they will monitor the situation and decide on closures as the situation develops. The following roads... more »
  • More fishing limitations from oil spill

    May 12, 2010 2:30 AM

    More fishing areas are off-limits in the wake of an oil spill now entering its third week. Another oyster harvesting area closed, bringing the total to 11. Tuesday's order from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals included areas 8 and 9, but the former has been closed since... more »
  • DHH, LDWF announce precautionary closures

    April 30, 2010 4:24 PM

    The Department of Health and Hospitals and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced Friday select fishing areas and oyster harvesting beds will be closed as a precautionary response to the oil spill in the Gulf. LDWF Secretary Robert Barham announced the closure of both recreational and commercial fishing... more »
  • Streets closed in downtown Baton Rouge for movie shoot

    April 12, 2010 6:29 AM

    Downtown streets in parts of Baton Rouge will be subject to intermittent traffic closures throughout the day Monday and Tuesday for filming of the movie "Blood Out." Mayor-President Kip Holdens office said in a news release that some scenes for the action movie, which stars actor Val Kilmer, involve simulated... more »
  • I-12 lane closures in St. Tammany Parish

    March 26, 2010 9:28 AM

    Parts of Interstate 12 eastbound and westbound in St. Tammany Parish between the Tangipahoa Parish Line and US 190 in Covington will be closed. The left lane or the outside/right lane will be closed Saturday night until Tuesday morning, March 30. At night, one lane will be open to... more »
  • Authorities urging drivers to be safe in freezing conditions

    January 7, 2010 2:03 PM

    With temperatures expected to be in the teens tonight in the Baton Rouge area, drivers should be wary of slick streets. DOTD crews will roll out sand trucks overnight, to help prevent any icing on the roads. Also, Baton Rouge Police will be have extra officers on the... more »
  • Ascension Parish braces for heavy rain

    December 14, 2009 4:29 PM

    UPDATE: Six roads in Ascension Parish were closed due to high water as of 2:30 p.m.: Amite River Rd., Brignac Paul Rd. Extension, Sorrento Summerfield South Rd., Summerfield Airport Rd., Summerfield Henry Rd., Prairieville LA 930, north of Prairieville School The... more »
  • Some roads still closed in Ascension Parish

    December 9, 2009 10:39 AM

    Most roads in Ascension Parish are open again after heavy rain Monday and Tuesday caused flooding. However, four roads are still closed to drivers because of standing water: ·Amite River Rd., Brignac ·South Hodgeson at Clouatre, Gonzales ·South Meadowood, Gonzales ·Southwood Ave., Gonzales Three major river stages in the... more »
  • Road closures in Tangipahoa Parish

    December 8, 2009 8:53 AM

    The following roads in Tangipahoa Parish are currently closed due to high water. Russell Town Road Oilfield Road Graham Road Easley Road Mixon Road School Road Lowry Road Hayden Road Chappepeela Ridge Road Hillary Simmons Road If you see additional high water please call the Tangipahoa Parish Public Works... more »
  • Some state offices to close early due to weather

    December 4, 2009 1:13 PM

    State government offices will close early in 13 parishes due to the threat of severe weather and icy road conditions. Offices in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis parishes will close at 2 p.m. Offices in Acadia, Evangeline, Lafayette, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion will... more »

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