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  • State police: Body found on I-10 in Metairie

    June 10, 2015 10:02 AM

    METAIRIE- State police are investigating the discovery of a body on Interstate 10 near the Veteran Boulevard exit in Metairie. Trooper Melissa Matey said there was no information available about the victim's identity or what caused the death. Matey says authorities began getting calls around 5 a.m. Wednesday of a... more »
  • Yes, traffic is just getting worse

    August 11, 2014 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- If you use the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge and thought the traffic has only been getting worse, you are correct. Transportation leaders said Monday, traffic snarled at a record pace in July: twice as many. They are trying to figure out what caused the issues. "You... more »
  • Eastbound closure on New Bridge this weekend

    August 8, 2014 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An eastbound lane of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed for the weekend so crews can inspect the superstructure. Last weekend, inspectors closed a westbound travel lane to inspect the other side of the bridge. The closure caused signfiicant traffic on I-10. The same can... more »
  • State Police: driver speeding before deadly Basin Bridge crash

    June 16, 2014 11:04 PM

    WHISKEY BAY- Investigators said Monday, the driver blamed in a deadly crash where her vehicle toppled over the I-10 Basin Bridge and into the swamp below, was speeding. State Police believe Lois Rudd, 24, was driving too fast when she flipped her SUV and it rolled over the guard... more »
  • Crashes and stalled vehicles cause more I-10 delays

    May 16, 2014 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Only hours after congestion cleared from a late morning crash with serious injuries on I-10 westbound, Louisiana State Police said delays and congestion can again be expected on I-10. LSP said they are currently working to clear a six car crash, a stalled vehicle, and a... more »
  • Pileup slowed traffic on I-10 Tuesday

    April 29, 2014 7:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A minor pileup slowed traffic on I-10 eastbound near the East Baton Rouge-Ascension line Tuesday evening. Video sent to WBRZ News 2 by a viewer shows a chain of cars involved in a series of fender-bender wrecks. About eight vehicles were involved and were blocking both lanes.... more »
  • Independence woman killed in crash on I-10 in Baton Rouge

    April 28, 2014 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- I-10 was closed for some of Monday evening as authorities worked to clear a deadly wreck from the Siegen Lane overpass. The wreck happened in the eastbound lanes. It took crews about four hours to investigate and remove the wreckage. State Police say 51-year-old Patricia Martello... more »
  • Update: I-10 reopens after fatal crash

    October 21, 2013 6:10 AM

    SORRENTO - State Police have reopened I-10 westbound between Hwy. 22 and 44 following a deadly crash Monday. Troopers say two vehicles were involved in the accident just before 6 a.m. No word on how many passengers were inside or what may have led to the crash. more »
  • Troopers: guardrail camera system is a hoax

    September 17, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State Police used the same platform to dispel rumors that has been used to fuel them about a new way to ticket speeding motorists. Troopers call a picture circulating the Internet showing a speed camera disguised inside a guardrail the "latest and greatest urban legend." The picture... more »
  • Fire closes lanes on I-10 Basin Bridge Tuesday evening

    September 17, 2013 8:58 PM

    RAMAH- The interstate is closed to traffic heading from Baton Rouge to Lafayette in Iberville Parish because of a vehicle fire. > UPDATE at 9:37 : The left lane has opened on I-10 West but the right lane remains blocked. Congestion has reached approx 4 miles. State Police... more »
  • Gonzales roundabouts planned for Highway 30

    July 23, 2013 8:04 AM

    GONZALES - After more than a year of studies, a plan for roundabouts on La. 30 near Interstate 10 could be coming public soon. Gonzales City Engineer Jackie Baumann says she and other local officials have worked with the state Department of Transportation and Development for months, exploring the best... more »
  • Man fatally shot in car on I-10

    May 23, 2013 7:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Homicide detectives in New Orleans are investigating a fatal shooting this morning on Interstate 10. Officers responded around 4:45 a.m. to a report of a traffic accident near the I-10-U.S. Highway 90 split. When they arrived, they found a car riddled with bullet holes... more »
  • Shooting on I-10 leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

    May 6, 2013 7:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another in stable condition. Police say the men were shot in a car on Interstate 10 westbound near the Metairie Road exit early Monday. Authorities closed the westbound lines for several... more »
  • I-10 W reopens after multi-car crash

    April 23, 2013 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Crews have cleared a multi-car crash that caused heavy delays along Interstate 10 this morning. The accident happened around 7 a.m. Tuesday on the westbound side between the Perkins and Acadian exits. Crews temporarily closed all lanes of I-10 W at Acadian to clear the... more »
  • Multi-car crash shuts down I-10 W at Acadian

    April 23, 2013 7:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic is at a standstill this morning along Interstate 10 after a multi-vehicle crash between the Perkins and Acadian exits. DOTD says all lanes of I-10 W at Acadian are closed at this time. Delays from the accident have extended to the 10/12 split. ... more »
  • UPDATE: Accident causes heavy delays on I-10

    March 27, 2013 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say all lanes are open at I-10 West at Perkins, after an early morning accident. Drivers should expect delays on the interstate as congestion from the wreck has reached past Essen on I-10 and I-12. No word on if anyone was injured. more »
  • Update: Accident shuts down I-10 West at 110 split

    March 25, 2013 10:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews are still on the scene of a fatal crash on the Mississippi River Bridge that has shut down Interstate 10 westbound. Drivers are being diverted onto I-110 North to US 190 West. Drivers may also want to avoid I-110 South due to heavy... more »
  • Bridge inspection to cause weekend lane closure on I-10

    March 22, 2013 9:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Crews will be inspecting the Horace Wilkinson Bridge, also known as the "New Bridge," where I-10 crosses the Mississippi River Saturday and Sunday. It's a routine inspection. Crews have been checking out other bridges in the area. Expect one eastbound lane to be closed for the... more »
  • I-10 open after deadly 100 vehicle crash

    November 22, 2012 8:39 PM

    BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A massive vehicle pileup on an Interstate highway in Southeast Texas has left two people dead and more than 80 injured. At least 100 vehicles collided in extremely foggy conditions at about 8:45 a.m. Thanksgiving Day on Interstate 10 southwest of Beaumont, a Gulf Coast city... more »
  • New drilling operation near fiery I-10 blowout site

    November 20, 2012 9:43 PM

    RAMAH- Drilling crews have returned to an area where a drilling disaster happened in 2007. Then, a blowout preventer failed and ignited a fireball. The inferno shutdown the I-10 Basin Bridge for ten days. Since then, rules have been changed. Now, a company has received a permit to... more »
  • I-10 E shut down at bridge due to deadly crash; I-10 W reopened

    November 2, 2012 7:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - I-10 eastbound at the Mississippi River bridge remains closed this morning, due to a fatal crash involving several vehicles. Officials have reopened I-10 westbound to traffic. DOTD says the delays on the westbound side have reached the 10/12 split. The crash happened just after 2... more »
  • I-10 East and West now open

    August 23, 2012 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials have reopened all lanes traveling east and westbound on Interstate 10. An accident on I-10 East at Essen shut down the interstate in both directions Wednesday. Officials reopened I-10 West around 6 a.m. today. I-10 East reopened just before 7 a.m. Crews removed... more »
  • UPDATE: I-10 East and West now open

    August 23, 2012 6:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say all lanes traveling east and westbound on I-10 are now open. The reopening comes after an accident on I-10 East at Essen shut down the interstate in both directions Wednesday. more »
  • Police: I-10 shutdown expected to last for hours

    August 22, 2012 8:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials say an accident involving multiple vehicles has shut down all lanes traveling eastbound on I-10, between the 10/12 split and Siegen Lane. State police say delays can be expected for most of the day. I-10 West at Siegen, as well as the I-12 westbound... more »
  • Victims identified in deadly wrong-way crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 10, 2012 3:18 PM

    LAPLACE - State Troopers identified the five victims from an overnight crash Friday, involving a car going the wrong way on I-10 west of LA 3188 in St. John Parish. Lawayne Rice of Zachary, Terrell Sims of Slaughter, and Louis Brown and Dondray London of Baton Rouge, were killed... more »

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