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  • Location proposed for new Washington Street exit Play Video

    October 19, 2016 11:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Conceptual drawings presented Wednesday show where state transportation officials hope to build a new Washington Street exit near Interstate 10. The proposed exit would actually begin on I-110 south just after the Government Street exit and end on Terrace Avenue a few blocks short of Washington Street. ... more »
  • All lanes open on I-10 W

    August 1, 2016 9:19 AM

    PRARIEVILLE - All lanes are now open on I-10 West near LA 73. An accident briefly closed the left lane of the interstate on Monday morning. Congestion reached about 4 miles. Ashley Fruge is monitoring the roadways during Good Morning America. We will have updates on WBRZ.com and... more »
  • 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 »

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