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  • Lane closure planned on 'New Bridge' this weekend Play Video

    August 1, 2014 9:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The westbound, outside land of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed this weekend for a routine bridge inspection. The closures will begin at 6 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. "This bridge is in good shape, but we need... more »
  • I-10 West open after crash with injuries

    July 30, 2014 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - I-10 westbound traffic slowed to a halt on Wedneday afternoon as an accident with injuries closed lanes and caused afternoon traffic to stack up. State police said the left and center lanes of the interstate between Siegen Lane and Bluebonnet Boulevard were closed as law enforcement... more »
  • Traffic on I-10 near Whiskey Bay

    July 27, 2014 6:40 PM

    WHISKEY BAY - State police say a crash earlier today on I-10 westbound at Whiskey Bay is causing heavy delays. The crash is just after the Atchafalaya River Highway exit on I-10 west. Police are advise taking US-190 as an alternate route for the time being. DOTD says... more »
  • Police: Man killed in crash overnight on I-10

    July 26, 2014 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say one man is dead after a crash on I-10 involving two suspected intoxicated drivers. Officials say Jason Smith's, 39, car stalled because it was running out of gas. He was hit by Sarah Raimondi, 37, while pushing his car. He is in... more »
  • I-10 West reopens following accident on bridge

    July 24, 2014 5:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now opened headed westbound on I-10 in Baton Rouge. The interstate was closed at the I-10/110 split because of an accident on the Mississippi River Bridge. According to DOTD, traffic from the accident reached College Dr. The car appears to have... more »
  • Rain causes all-day interstate delay

    July 19, 2014 4:08 PM

    Traffic was backed up most of the day on Interstate 10 eastbound due to inclement weather Saturday morning, according to DOTD. Showers came through Baton Rouge starting around 9 a.m. causing the initial delays. The traffic then continued well into the afternoon with cars and trucks backed up to... more »
  • Breakdown on bridge causes heavy I-10W delays

    July 18, 2014 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A stalled vehicle on the Mississippi River bridge backed traffic up along I-10 and I-12 at the beginning of what could shape up to be a rainy, traffic-filled Friday in Baton Rouge. BRPD were on the scene shortly after 10 a.m. attempting to move the broken-down... more »
  • I-10 reopened after wreck on bridge

    July 16, 2014 12:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A wreck involving a pickup and a semi closed several lanes across the I-10 Mississippi River bridge and snarled traffic in both directions Wednesday. The wreck happened near the Nicholson exit off I-10 East around noon and involved a pickup towing a trailer as well as... more »
  • Dump truck on fire causes I-10 delays Play Video

    July 11, 2014 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Late morning traffic headed east across the Mississippi River Bridge ground to a halt as an 18-wheeler caught fire near the middle of the bridge on Friday. The truck blocked the right lane of I-10 East and caused delays in both directions. DOTD said authorities... more »
  • Victim identified in I-10 deadly crash, alcohol suspected Play Video

    July 5, 2014 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police say Cody Holmes, 22, was killed when his 2003 Ford F-150 flipped over the I-10 guardrail onto the ground below Friday night near the Perkins Road overpass. Officials say Holmes was the driver of the vehicle. He was speeding on I-10 east and... more »
  • Teen 'serious but stable' after high-speed chase Play Video

    June 19, 2014 3:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A dramatic high-speed chase late Wednesday started near Baton Rouge and ended nearly 40 miles later with the arrest of a registered sex offender travelling with a 16-year-old girl who is now hospitalized for stab wounds, according to authorities. Witnesses reported seeing Steven Myers, 41, and Ashley... more »
  • Driver arrested in Basin Bridge crash

    June 15, 2014 7:55 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - State police says the driver of the car in the deadly crash on the Basin Bridge is out of the hospital and in jail. Investigators say Lois Rudd, 24, flipped her SUV over the guard rail on the Basin Bridge into the swamp below. In her... more »
  • Parts of I-10 Basin Bridge closed until early Saturday Play Video

    June 13, 2014 8:57 PM

    WHISKEY BAY- One person was killed in a crash on the I-10 Basin Bridge after the vehicle they were in flipped on the bridge deck and rolled off the side into the swamp Friday night. There were five children and two adults in the car at the time of... more »
  • Accident at College Dr. causes noon traffic nightmare

    June 6, 2014 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now clear on I-10 West at College Dr. after an earlier accident caused backups during the noon rush on Friday. Congestion reached Bluebonnet Boulevard on I-10 West, Drusilla Lane on I-12 West, and LA 415 in Lobdell on I-10 East. LADOTD said... more »
  • Wreck snarls rush hour I-10 traffic in EBR

    June 4, 2014 5:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police said a wreck with injuries brought traffic to a standstill on I-10 in East Baton Rouge Wednesday afternoon. DOTD said the wreck blocked the right lane on I-10 West before Highland, and involved two vehicles. The people involved had minor injuries. Traffic was... more »
  • Ascension deputies arrest suspected I-10 vehicle thief

    May 29, 2014 2:54 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said a multi-parish investigation has yielded an arrest of a man accused of stealing multiple vehicles along I-10. Ascension authorities said they received three separate reports of motorists leaving their vehicles on the side of the interstate after breaking down and returning... more »
  • Victim of Bayou Manchac crash identified

    May 23, 2014 4:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Memorial Day weekend is off to a deadly start on the roadway in Baton Rouge. A car drove off the interstate and into Bayou Manchac near the East Baton Rouge-Ascension Parish line just after midnight Friday. It happened off of I-10 East just past the... more »
  • 6-year-old dies in I-10 wreck in New Orleans

    May 19, 2014 3:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 6-year-old girl has been killed after the car she was in flipped several times on Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans. Police say it happened around noon Monday near the Morrison Road exit. Investigators say the 36-year-old driver was headed west when she lost control of... more »
  • I-10 reopened after wreck on Miss. River bridge

    May 12, 2014 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials closed I-10 East over the Mississippi River Bridge for almost an hour after a wreck Monday afternoon. The wreck happened around 4 p.m. and injured two people, according to authorities on the scene. All lanes were reopened at 5 p.m., and congestion was past... more »
  • Motorcyclist dead after I-10 crash with SUV

    May 12, 2014 12:14 PM

    ST. TAMMANY - Louisiana State Police said a Slidell man died after crashing into an SUV on I-10 Sunday night. Investigators said that 29-year-old Joshua Roberts of Slidell was traveling eastbound on his motorcycle when he rear-ended an SUV. Roberts lost control of his bike and was thrown from... more »
  • DOTD: Minor damage to bridge after fiery crash Play Video

    May 8, 2014 4:13 PM

    WHISKEY BAY - Engineers with the Department of Transportation and Development were out Thursday morning inspecting the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. This comes after a fiery crash between four 18-wheelers left a couple from Ohio dead. The crash shut down the bridge for parts of last Friday and Saturday. ... more »
  • DOTD inspecting Basin Bridge after fiery crash

    May 8, 2014 11:51 AM

    WHISKEY BAY - Department of Transportation and Development crews are inspecting I-10 eastbound on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Thursday. This comes after a fiery crash killed a husband and wife last week. Engineers will be looking at long term fixes to damage caused by the crash involving four 18-wheelers.... more »
  • DOTD to inspect bridge at site of deadly wreck

    May 7, 2014 1:28 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - State traffic officials said they will close a portion of I-10 East this week to inspect the area where four big rigs collided, killing two people and shutting the interstate down for hours. DOTD said the right lane at the Whiskey Bay Pilot Channel will be closed... more »
  • Council paves way for new interstate ramps Play Video

    April 23, 2014 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Metro Council has approved hiring a group to survey land for a future Greenlight project involving an interchange at Pecue Lane and I-10. The proposed project would include multiple through and turn leans on Pecue Lane, an entrance ramp and exit ramp on both sides... more »
  • Traffic snarled after I-10 wreck

    April 8, 2014 5:25 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A wreck on I-10 near Prairieville snarled rush hour traffic as strong storms moved through the Baton Rouge area Tuesday afternoon. State Police said the wreck blocked the right lane of travel on I-10 East before La. 73. The roadway was fully reopened at 5:30. DOTD... more »
  • Two killed in alleged drunk driving crash Play Video

    March 30, 2014 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested a man accused of killing two people in a drunk driving accident on I-10. 38-year-old Dedrick Matthews faces two counts of vehicular homicide and a 2nd DWI among other charges. Investigators said Matthews rear-ended a car on the Mississippi River... more »
  • One killed, one charged in I-10 wreck

    March 13, 2014 6:03 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A man from Mississippi will face charges once he is released from the hospital after a crash killed the passenger in his van Thursday evening. Roberto-Carlos Rivas, 26, of Texas died. Devin Spence, 24, of Mississippi will be booked with negligent homicide, State Police said. Investigators... more »
  • Motorcycle wreck closes I-10 ramp during rush

    March 10, 2014 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said a motorcycle wreck with injuries shut down an entrance ramp onto I-10 during the afternoon rush in Baton Rouge. The wreck happened around 4:30 p.m. at the ramp from Siegen Lane onto I-10 West. EMS took one person from the scene to Our Lady... more »
  • Update: All lanes open, still congested

    March 9, 2014 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two separate accidents are causing delays on I-10. The first one is due to a vehicle fire that happened Sunday morning. All lanes have reopened on I-10, however the interstate is still backed up in both directions due to a vehicle fire near Perkins Road... more »
  • Traffic at I-10/12 split; mobile home fire

    March 8, 2014 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are open after a mobile home fire on I-10 eastbound at the I-10/12 split. Right now traffic is backed up to LA-77 in Grosse Tete. Stay with WBRZ.com and watch WBRZ News 2 for the latest. more »
  • 100 gallons of fuel spilled on roadway

    February 25, 2014 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic fully reopened an I-10 exit ramp in East Baton Rouge Parish affected by a fuel spill Tuesday. The spill happened after a wreck at the exit ramp from I-10 East onto Highland Road. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department a piece of debris on... more »
  • Three rescued from wreck that clogged I-10

    February 6, 2014 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic on I-10 through East Baton Rouge Parish was stopped for hours after wrecks on both sides of the interstate during Thursday's evening rush. A fiery crash closed I-10 eastbound at Highland Road near Prairieville. Traffic was stopped as far as Bluebonnet. The road reopened at... more »
  • State Police: I-10 may reopen Thursday

    January 29, 2014 2:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Louisiana State Police say motorists should not expect to see Interstate 10 reopened before Thursday. Capt. Doug Cain says the state's major north-south thoroughfare remains closed between the Jefferson/Orleans parish line through Lafayette. Cain says the concern is that temperatures won't warm up enough to thaw bridges along... more »
  • Traffic backed up for miles on I-10 east near Ramah

    January 5, 2014 3:48 PM

    RAMAH- Interstate 10 Eastbound near Ramah is experiencing heavy congestion after a crash. Traffic is passing through one lane on I-10 heading into Baton Rouge. Take 190 as an alternate route to Baton Rouge from Lafayette. Traffic delays extend for five miles. more »
  • DOTD: I-10 East near Henderson closed

    November 30, 2013 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - I-10 East at LA 347 near Henderson is closed. DOTD is reporting an overturned truck near exit 115. Traffic along the interstates has seen on and off congestion throughout the day due to holiday traffic. Keep checking WBRZ.com for updates. more »
  • Truck overturns at I-10 on-ramp

    November 18, 2013 11:28 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police said an 18-wheeler overturned while trying to get onto I-10 in Ascension Parish Monday morning. Troopers said the big rig turned over at the I-10 West entrance ramp on LA 73 just after 11 a.m. State Police warned drivers in that area to find... more »
  • Damage closes N. O. I-10W entrance ramp

    October 18, 2013 6:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says an eastern New Orleans entrance ramp to westbound Interstate 10 is closed for repairs. Spokeswoman Bambi Hall says in a news release that support girders for an underpass were damaged by an excavator on a truck traveling on eastbound... more »
  • St. John issues voluntary evacuation

    October 5, 2013 3:36 PM

    LAPLACE, LA - St. John the Baptist Parish has issued a voluntary evacuation extending north of I-10 to Manchac. High waters could cause problems along Highway 51. More updates coming as we track Tropical Storm Karen. more »
  • Boats searching for man who jumped from bridge

    September 13, 2013 12:50 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Boats from the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office searched the Mississippi River today for a man who reportedly jumped off the I-10 bridge. Authorities said the man jumped around 11:30 a.m. after parking his vehicle on the bridge. The incident closed one lane of... more »
  • State Police make good on promise to police I-10 for holiday

    September 3, 2013 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police released the highlights of a weekend crackdown on drivers who were not obeying the law. "Operation Safe Corridor" was a Labor Day holiday blitz on I-10. Eight states were part of the initiative: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. In... more »
  • Coroner: Man found along I-10 died from beating

    August 20, 2013 11:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man whose body was found on Saturday by the side of Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans was beaten to death. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office tells The Times-Picayune the death has now been classified as a homicide. John Gagliano, chief investigator for the coroner's office,... more »
  • Protesters slow traffic on I-10 in Baton Rouge

    August 17, 2013 1:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State transportation monitors said traffic congestion has cleared, after protesters put on a show and slowed traffic on I-10. Protesters were holding signs over the Nairn Street bridge, between Perkins Road and Bawell Street. Drivers reported the signs read "Impeach Obama/Benghazi." There were traffic alerts, warning... more »
  • Troopers seize $1 million in marijuana

    August 13, 2013 4:22 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - State troopers arrested one person and seized around $1 million worth of marijuana after a traffic stop on I-10 east of Breaux Bridge this week. Troopers arrested Pedro Matamoros, 38, of Brownsville, Texas on suspicion of possession with intent to distribute marijuana after the stop early... more »
  • Basin Bridge down to one lane heading east

    August 10, 2013 6:46 PM

    HENDERSON - The right lane is blocked on I-10 East at mile post 124 on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. There are three separate car accidents. State troopers say there no injuries. The left lane is open to traffic. The queue from this incident has reached four miles. The... more »
  • Oak trees, other issues blamed for Hwy 73 widening delay Play Video

    August 7, 2013 9:01 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A $15.5 million project first slated to finish at the beginning of 2014 has an new estimated completion date because of a host of setbacks. Highway 73 between I-10 and Airline Highway in Ascension Parish has been under construction since January 2012. "There have been delays... more »
  • I-10 East reopens after accident near Gramercy

    August 3, 2013 11:27 AM

    GRAMERCY, La. - I-10 East near Gramercy is now completely open after an accident closed the Interstate down earlier Saturday. more »
  • Man dies, woman and child injured in I-10 wreck

    August 1, 2013 3:25 PM

    GONZALES - Police said one person died and two others were injured when a pickup crashed on I-10 near Gonzales. Sgt. Steven Nethken with Gonzales Police said the truck was caught by a blowout near the 179 mile marker while heading west on the interstate. He said a... more »
  • Toppled tree cleared, lanes open on I-10

    July 3, 2013 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- All lanes were cleared of debris and opened to traffic on I-10 East between Dalrymple and Perkins about two hours after a tree toppled onto the interstate. At one point, only one lane in the eastbound direction was open as crews worked to get the car from... more »
  • LSP: I-10W back open after crash blocked interstate

    June 28, 2013 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A crash blocked I-10 West on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge for a short while just before noon, according to Louisiana State Police. The wreck was initially reported as a "major" crash through the LSP Nixle alert system which closed the interstate at mile marker 128 near... more »
  • I-10 back open after truck loses load

    June 20, 2013 9:51 AM

    GROSSE TETE - Traffic is now moving in all lanes heading east toward Baton Rouge through Iberville Parish. Just before 6 a.m. Thursday the interstate had to be shut down near Grosse Tete after State Police said a tractor-trailer lost its load on the highway. Traffic had to pass... more »
  • Heavy congestion after wreck on I-10

    June 18, 2013 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials closed I-10 East after a wreck past Highland Road during the afternoon rush. State Police said the wreck was located three miles past the Highland exit and blocked all eastbound lanes, but traffic was still passing on the shoulder. Traffic backed up in... more »
  • Tractor-trailer wreck closes I-10 East

    June 13, 2013 4:42 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities closed I-10 East near Port Allen after a wreck involving a tractor-trailer. The highway closed just before 4:30 p.m. at I-10 and LA-415. The right lane reopened just after 5 p.m. Congestion is building back behind the wreck past Grosse Tete. There was no... more »
  • 10-year-old behind wheel of SUV

    June 12, 2013 5:16 PM

    KENNER - Kenner police say officers responding to a call about a sport utility vehicle being driven recklessly on Interstate 10 found a 10-year-old boy behind the wheel when they pulled the vehicle over later on a city street. Two women in the vehicle were arrested. Police said both allegedly... more »
  • Crash slows traffic around BR ahead of busy travel weekend

    May 24, 2013 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The evening drive on area streets and interstates was a mess, mainly due to an overturned car on I-12 East near Millerville. Friday, a vehicle flipped multiple times around 7 p.m. Multiple lanes were closed on I-12 causing back-ups elsewhere. Shortly after 9 o'clock, authorities were... more »
  • Police cruiser overturns on I-10 during pursuit Play Video

    May 10, 2013 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Westbound lanes of I-10 were closed for about an hour Friday evening after a police car overturned during a pursuit. Sources told WBRZ News 2 the officer was not injured in the crash. Video from state traffic cameras show the cruiser on its side... more »
  • State Police respond to deadly wreck on I-10

    April 24, 2013 6:21 PM

    GROSSE TETE - State Police said a wreck which shut down a lane of traffic on I-10 East killed at least one person. Trooper Jared Sandifer confirmed the wreck at mile marker 144 was a fatality. He did not have any more information about what caused it. I-10... more »
  • I-10 West back open after wreck closed Miss. River bridge

    April 17, 2013 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities reopened I-10 West this evening after a wreck on the Mississippi River Bridge closed it for more than an hour. The Department of Transportation and Development said several vehicles were involved, including multiple tractor trailers. Traffic was diverted north at the I-10 and I-110... more »
  • Police: MAP employee hit, killed by his vehicle

    March 25, 2013 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police released the details about a crash that killed a Motorist Assistance Patrol worker Monday. Jim Gilmer, 68, was killed when his specialized state vehicle ran over him after it was rear-ended by a semi. The crash happened Monday morning in a westbound lane on I-10... more »
  • MAP worker killed in Monday crash

    March 25, 2013 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man killed on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge Monday worked for the state Motorist Assistance Patrol, known as MAP. State transportation leaders said the employee was called to the westbound lanes of the bridge to remove debris. He was killed in a two-vehicle crash. Details of... more »
  • Interstate open after pileup

    March 12, 2013 12:04 AM

    ASCENSION- Eastbound lanes of I-10 opened after being shut down for close to two hours Monday. Six cars and a moving van were involved in a crash near the Ascension/East Baton Rouge Parish lines. An eyewitness reported one vehicle swerved and was hit by the moving van. The first... more »
  • Parts of I-10 closed after multi-car crash

    March 11, 2013 9:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Eastbound lanes of I-10 are closed south of Baton Rouge and into Ascension Parish after a multi-car crash. Traffic is being diverted off I-10 at Highland Road (exit 166). No major injuries were reported. Four tow trucks have been called, and crews are cleaning up... more »
  • Traffic warnings issued for I-10, I-12 work

    February 26, 2013 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State transportation officials warned drivers to watch for big trucks and construction crews during two projects on I-10 and I-12. The construction, part of the Geaux Wider project, will take place overnight this week. Officials asked drivers on I-12 to watch for lane closures between... more »
  • Person on Miss. River bridge slowing traffic

    February 21, 2013 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge removed a woman who was impeding noontime interstate traffic on the Mississippi River Bridge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the woman was removed safely from the bridge a short time ago. According to DOTD, westbound I-10 traffic is backed up to the... more »
  • I-10 lane widening welcomed after delays Play Video

    February 18, 2013 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State transportation officials cut the ribbon today on the completion of another phase of interstate construction in Baton Rouge. Officials celebrated the opening of two additional lanes of traffic on I-10 between the I-10/12 split and Siegen Lane. Bad weather delayed the previously-scheduled opening, which had... more »
  • I-10 opens after fire forces closure

    February 8, 2013 9:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A car fire closed parts of the interstate through the area Friday night. For about two hours, I-10 Eastbound near Highland Road was closed. Even after the car fire was extinguished, the highway had to remain closed until crews could get the vehicle towed away. The... more »
  • Expect evening delays on I-10 due to car fire

    February 8, 2013 8:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- I-10 Eastbound at Highland Road is closed after a car caught on fire. The fire has been extinguished, but State Police are working to get a wrecker to move the vehicle. Expect delays through the evening. *********** Follow the publisher of this post on... more »
  • I-10W back open after big rig fire

    January 16, 2013 2:08 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities re-opened I-10 West after a truck cab fire this morning shut down the westbound lanes over the Atchafalaya Basin. DOTD said all lanes were back open at the Lobdell exit, where traffic had been detoured off the interstate, as well as further down the interstate... more »

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    August 1, 2014

    BATON ROUGE - The westbound, outside land of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed this weekend for a routine bridge inspection. The... more »
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    August 1, 2014

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    August 1, 2014

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