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  • Miscommunication may force rebuilding flood victim to start over from scratch Play Video

    November 14, 2017 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As people rebuild from last year's flood, they're making sure all their paperwork is in order. One woman says she's done that, but the City-Parish says she missed a step. That step is halting her from pulling permits to proceed with the rest of the work she... more »
  • Lawmakers refuse to end Louisiana vehicle inspection sticker

    May 15, 2017 2:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana lawmakers have swatted down a bill that called for the elimination of vehicle inspection stickers for most personal vehicles. The House transportation committee on Monday, without objection, rejected Rep. Larry Bagley's proposal. The Stonewall Republican said the inspection process is a waste of time and money,... more »
  • Crews inspect State Capitol ahead of exterior repair project

    June 20, 2016 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A team spent Monday afternoon inspecting the Louisiana State Capitol’s exterior as part of an ongoing waterproofing project. Officials said they’ve yet to establish a timeframe for reopening the front of the building where the most substantial portions of the work will need to be completed.... more »
  • Rides inspected ahead of first Denham Springs Fair Play Video

    April 1, 2016 5:54 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Fire Marshals spent Friday inspecting carnival rides before the first ever Denham Springs Fair kicked off. Fire marshals combed over all 13 rides at South Park on Vincent Road to ensure safety. Marshals are required to inspect rides at some point during a fair or festival,... more »
  • DOTD inspecting bridges damaged by weather

    March 11, 2016 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development are out in areas inspecting bridges due to flooding as a result of the severe weather. WBRZ has received several photos of areas flooded in Livingston, Washington, Ascension, and Tangipahoa Parishes. DOTD has responded to several areas, including Bienville and... more »
  • New federal rule for catfish inspection process finalized

    November 25, 2015 3:04 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Catfish and other ray-finned fish species will undergo a new inspection process starting in March. The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service released its final rule Wednesday on the new process. Under the rule, the agency will conduct inspections at U.S. processing and slaughter... more »
  • Bridge inspection expected to cause more traffic delays

    August 19, 2015 8:33 AM

    GROSSE TETE - Drivers are getting ready for more delays on the I-10 corridor between Lafayette and Baton Rouge. One lane on I-10 West will be closed at Grosse Tete until 2:30 p.m. again Wednesday for routine bridge inspections. The lane closure resulted in an 11 mile traffic jam... more »
  • Bridge inspections create 11-mile traffic jam on I-10

    August 18, 2015 2:07 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Traffic officials said bridge inspections near Grosse Tete caused another massive traffic delay Tuesday along the I-10 corridor between Lafayette and Baton Rouge. The Department of Transportation and Development said that just before 1 p.m. I-10 West traffic was backed up 11 miles from before LA... more »
  • Bridge inspection to close La. 73 next week

    August 4, 2015 6:25 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Highway 73 between Ascension Parish and East Baton Rouge will be closed at the end of the morning rush next Thursday. The state issued the traffic advisory Tuesday afternoon. The portion of the highway that will be closed will be over Bayou Manchac. Crews will be inspecting... more »
  • NFL close to new football inspection rules

    July 27, 2015 3:28 PM

    The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs. Two people familiar with the league's plans tell The Associated Press on Monday that proper inflation of the footballs will be documented as part of the new policy. But those... more »
  • Southwest grounding 128 planes over missed inspections

    February 25, 2015 1:47 AM

    DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails. Southwest says it has canceled 90 flights so far. The grounding covers about one-fifth of its fleet. The airline said Tuesday night... more »
  • No issues found during 'New Bridge' inspection

    August 25, 2014 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State inspectors said Monday, recent inspections of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge found nothing that alarmed them. The state released limited information about the inspection, at the request of the WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit. The full report is not available for public review, a state spokesperson... more »
  • LDWF: Drugs found on oyster boat

    August 4, 2014 4:19 PM

    LAFOURCHE - State wildlife agents arrested a man last week after investigators said they found drugs on his boat. Nick A. Collins, 42, from Golden Meadow was arrested for the possesion of marijuana, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm while in possession of... more »
  • I-10 bridge inspection complete

    August 3, 2014 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - DOTD says the I-10 Mississippi River bridge inspection is complete and is safe to use. Rodney Mallett, DOTD Communications Director, says the inspection was routine and has to be done every two years and that the safety of the bridge was never in question. The... more »
  • 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 »

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