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  • All lanes now open on I-10 WB

    September 23, 2016 10:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-10 westbound. Friday morning, an accident blocked the left and center lanes of I-10 westbound after College Drive. News 2's Ashley Fruge is monitoring traffic. We will have updates on WBRZ.com and Twitter . more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 EB

    September 22, 2016 9:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-10 eastbound. Thursday morning, the right lane was blocked on I-10 eastbound at Acadian due to an accident involving multiple vehicles. The delay from this incident remains at LA 415 and I-110 South at Capitol Access. News 2's... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 EB

    September 15, 2016 9:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-10 eastbound. Thursday morning, the left lane of I-10 EB was closed at Perkins due to an accident. The delay from this incident remains at LA 415. News 2's Ashley Fruge is monitoring the roadways during Good Morning... more »
  • I-10 west reopened after crash trapped drivers on Basin Bridge for hours

    September 14, 2016 11:44 AM

    RAMAH – Crews reopened I-10 westbound at the Atachafalaya Basin Bridge after a crash involving two 18-wheelers closed both lanes for hours Wednesday morning. Drivers can still expect severe congestion and 30 mile traffic delays. The multi-vehicle crash happened around 10:20 a.m. near the Whiskey Bay Bridge and Ramah.... more »
  • State announces Ascension Parish I-10 widening project Play Video

    September 13, 2016 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State transit leaders announced details of a planned widening project for I-10 through parts of Ascension Parish. I-10 will be widened from Highland Road in East Baton Rouge to Highway 73 in Ascension Parish. The widening project covers about seven miles of interstate between the two... more »
  • Pedestrian killed after trying to cross I-10 east

    September 10, 2016 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a man was killed Saturday after being struck by a car while trying to cross I-10 on foot. According to Baton Rouge Police, 50-year-old Melvin Coleman died at on the scene after being struck by a Honda Accord on I-10 east near East Washington... more »
  • Siegen Lane open after closure extended through most of Tuesday Play Video

    August 23, 2016 9:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Siegen Lane remained closed for most of Tuesday after a tanker truck carrying ethanol overturned near the Industriplex intersection. The road opened on Tuesday afternoon around 5 p.m. in both directions except for the right southbound lane. Motorist are advised to use caution while driving through... more »
  • Traffic officials update interstate closures

    August 17, 2016 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana traffic officials updated the condition of flood-impacted stretches of interstate in and around Baton Rouge on Wednesday. Crews have been monitoring high water and working to quickly remove debris from roadways in the wake of recent flooding. Here’s are the latest interstate flood closures... more »
  • I-10 opens Tuesday

    August 16, 2016 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic flows on I-10 between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The interstate was closed as flood water covered the interstate. Water remains in one lane in each direction, but traffic was allowed to travel through the other lane. Just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday, LA DOTD... more »
  • Downed power lines on Essen Lane cause heavy delays

    August 10, 2016 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Motorists are seeing heavy delays on I-10 and Essen Lane due to downed power lines following an earlier crash. Traffic has backed up to the 10/12 split on I-10 as congestion results from motorists trying to exit I-10 at Essen. Essen Lane is backed up from... more »
  • No injuries after plane lands on I-10

    August 8, 2016 12:22 PM

    LAPLACE - Authorities say no one was injured after a small plane crash-landed on I-10 near Laplace Monday morning. Photos from the scene show the single-engine fixed-winged Cessna 150L plane on the median of I-10 near mile marker 191. FAA records show the plane is registered to Lester and... more »
  • Wrecks, construction slow Saturday drivers on I-10

    August 6, 2016 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A car flipped into the ravine between I-10 westbound and the adjacent neighborhood just after the Perkins overpass Saturday morning. The four-door sedan was upside down near the tree line. Numerous drivers stopped to help until first responders arrived. The crash happend just before 10 a.m.... more »
  • I-10 reopened after crews remove overturned tanker Play Video

    August 5, 2016 11:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes of I-10 have reopened after an overturned tanker truck closed I-10 East past Siegen Lane and closed at the I-10/12 split on Friday morning. Crews reopened the east and westbound lanes of the interstate around 10 p.m., after spending hours removing an overturned truck... more »
  • Pickup and semi collision slowed I-10 Monday

    August 1, 2016 12:20 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Eastbound delays on I-10 stretched back into East Baton Rouge following a two-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish just before lunch Monday. A pickup and semi appear to have side-swiped, sending the pickup into the tree line along I-10 just east of Highway 73. Emergency crews closed one... more »
  • I-12 West at Essen to I-10/12 split opened after closed following memorial service

    July 28, 2016 10:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials say heavy interstate delays and closures can be expected up until 6 p.m. Thursday due to an afternoon memorial for fallen officers. I-12 West at Essen is now open after it was closed to traffic at the I-10/I-12 split following the memorial. DOTD advises... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 West

    July 18, 2016 6:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-10 West at the Mississippi River Bridge. The right and center lanes of I-10 westbound at the bridge were blocked early Monday morning due to an accident. Congestion from this accident is approaching the I-10/I-12 split. HUGE MESS... more »
  • Part of I-10 east to close starting Friday afternoon

    July 8, 2016 12:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Starting Friday afternoon and into the weekend, the east-bound right lane of I-10 between the east side of the Atchafalaya Bridge to the Iberville Parish line will be closed. The closure will be from Friday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. until Monday, July 11 at 6... more »
  • $60 million federal grant could help deal with I-10 nightmare

    July 5, 2016 2:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal grant will help fund changes on I-10, Congressman Garret Graves announced in a news release Tuesday. Sixty-million dollars will be used to facilitate closing the existing Washington Street exit in Baton Rouge and building a new, left exit for the Old South Baton Rouge... more »
  • 1 critically injured motorcycle wreck

    July 1, 2016 12:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A motorcycle wreck sent one person to the hospital and left behind heavy delays on the interstate Thursday night. The wreck happened on I-10 Westbound near Citiplace just before 10 p.m. According to EMS, one person was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Authorities couldn't comment on... more »
  • Medics recovering after drunk driver crashed into wreck

    June 30, 2016 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two EMTs and an officer injured after a suspected drunk driver plowed through the scene of a wreck early Sunday morning are recovering well. First responders were at the scene of an accident on I-10 East at the 10/12 split at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday when... more »
  • Facebook solves I-10 love story Play Video

    June 28, 2016 11:47 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A near two-decade old love story and mystery unraveled thanks to Facebook and some curiosity this month. After noticing old graffiti on the eastbound-facing side of the Bluff Road overpass above I-10, some friends set out on a quest to find out the identities of the two... more »
  • Drunk driver plows through accident scene, injures medics and policeman

    June 26, 2016 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a driver plowed through first responders early Sunday morning as they were working an accident scene on I-10. First responders were working an accident on I-10 East at the I-12 split around 1:30 a.m. when a car drove through the scene. According to arrest... more »
  • Stalled vehicle causes major delays on I-10

    June 15, 2016 8:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Commuters might want to take an alternate route this morning as a stalled vehicle forced the closure of the center lane of I-10 at the Mississippi River Bridge. Conjestion has reached to I-10 at South Acadian Thruway. Motorist are encouraged to use US 190 as an... more »
  • I-10 buckled Wednesday

    June 8, 2016 7:37 PM

    METAIRIE - Two westbound lanes of I-10 closed Wednesday due to pavement buckling. State Police advised motorists via Facebook of the lane closures in Jefferson Parish at Power Boulevard. Troopers said the buckling closed left and center lanes of the Interstate in an area about ten miles west of... more »
  • Body found in median of I-10 near Hwy 73

    May 16, 2016 2:40 PM

    GONZALES - State Police say that a body was found in the median of I-10 near Geismar Monday afternoon. According to State Police, they believe the person was a victim of a hit-and-run crash based on evidence found. According to Bryan Lee of Louisiana State Police, morning crews... more »
  • Man's sentence delayed after killing 5 in road rage-fueled I-10 chase Play Video

    May 12, 2016 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sentencing has been delayed on Thursday for a man convicted of killing five people during an alcohol and road rage-fueled high speed chase in 2011. The sentencing was delayed until Aug. 18. 34-year-old David Leger was scheduled to be sentenced for five counts of vehicular... more »
  • Incredible video shows school bus engulfed in flames, no injuries reported

    May 10, 2016 3:55 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Incredible video shows a raging school bus fire on the side of I-10 where, luckily, everyone escaped. The bus burst into flames near the I-10/I-49 interchange in Lafayette Parish. KATC TV , the ABC affiliate in the area, reported thirty children from an elementary school were headed... more »
  • Accident on La 1 South caused major morning delays

    May 5, 2016 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Commuters may want take an alternate route on their drive this morning due to an early morning accident on LA 1. All lanes at LA 1 South at the Intercoastal Bridge in Port Allen are opened. Congestion has reached I-10 west at Bluebonnet Blvd. and I-10... more »
  • Tuesday morning commute will feature new traffic information

    May 2, 2016 3:18 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Tuesday morning, a new traffic sign listing drive times will be turned on. The sign, on La. 1 south of I-10, will be turned on and start showing data at 6 a.m. The sign will provide travel times from the sign’s location to the I-110, US... more »
  • Travel time sign up, now being tested on La. 1

    April 20, 2016 7:29 PM

    PORT ALLEN - State traffic managers are testing a new, partly digital road sign that will provide drivers with commute times. The sign has been installed on northbound La. 1 but is not provided real-time information. A DOTD spokesperson said there is no date on when the sign will... more »
  • Plea deal reached in I-10 speed trap scheme

    April 18, 2016 12:50 PM

    HENDERSON - There was a plea deal Monday in a ticket-writing scheme that involved a notorious speed trap at the western end of the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. Oliver Mack Lloyd pleaded guilty to false accounting and admitted his role in the I-10 ticket scheme, KATC TV reported on its... more »
  • Traffic delays back to normal after warning of heavy traffic

    April 15, 2016 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Drivers traveling on I-10 and I-110 should expect heavier than normal traffic congestion Friday. Congestion has returned back to normal afternoon traffic delays on I-10 and I-110, according to traffic officials. Traffic officials warned that inclement weather could cause heavier than normal delays earlier Friday morning.... more »
  • Traffic clear after soggy morning commute

    April 13, 2016 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Congestion cleared around 10 a.m. Wednesday after traffic officials warned that weather would bring heavier delays. DOTD officials sent out a notification around 8 a.m. warning drivers to expect heavier than normal delays due to inclement weather. Those delays were compounded after separate accidents blocked lanes... more »
  • Two children dead after 4-car drunk driving crash

    April 11, 2016 8:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two children are dead after a car crash that happened overnight on Monday. Louisiana State Police say that a 4-year-old and 6-year-old were killed following a four-car crash on LA 447 south of I-12 in Livingston Parish on Sunday. According to Bryan Lee with the... more »

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