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  • All lanes on I-12 east reopened

    July 23, 2014 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes of I-12 east are now open following a six vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon. It happened on I-12 at the Albany exit. There is no word yet on the cause of the accident. State police say traffic remains heavy in the area. more »
  • All lanes on LA 1 South reopened

    May 12, 2014 1:44 PM

    PORT ALLEN- Two lanes of LA 1 South in Port Allen that were blocked due to an overturned truck, have now been reopened. The right and center lanes were blocked on LA 1 South at Avenue G after the truck's load shifted, causing it to roll over. The... more »
  • Essen expansion slated for November 2014

    December 17, 2013 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Engineers announced work could begin in about a year for a planned expansion of Essen Lane. The plan calls for expanding the street between Perkins and I-10 to six full lanes: three travel and a possible center turning lane. But, utility work has delayed the construction. ... more »
  • City eyes funding to expand congested street

    August 22, 2013 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The city hopes to get help from federal and state agencies to widen Nicholson Drive south of LSU in the future. There was a meeting about the project Thursday night, but no one showed up while WBRZ News 2 crews were there. Nicholson, between Brightside and... more »
  • Road work continues at LSU as classes approach

    August 16, 2013 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A number of roads and lanes on LSU's campus are still torn up for projects, with just a few weeks to go before classes begin. The work has ripped up crosswalks on Dalrymple and other parts of the central campus, narrowing lanes and leaving construction crews... more »
  • Driver cited in I-12 mishap

    July 17, 2013 10:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police said the truck driver blamed for causing a nightmare drive on I-12 Wednesday was from out-of-state. The driver was cited for careless driving and improper equipment. Investigators believe the truck had a blowout, causing the driver to lose control. He smashed into the median wall... more »
  • Semi loses crane, knocks down light pole on I-12

    July 17, 2013 2:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- I-12 was a nightmare for many drivers Wednesday afternoon after multiple lanes closed due to an incident involving a light pole and a boom truck near Sherwood Forrest. Lanes were blocked in both directions until just after 4 p.m. A WBRZ News 2 crew on the... more »
  • Plans show a 6-laned Essen

    March 26, 2013 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State transportation leaders unveiled plans for an expanded Essen Lane Tuesday night. The project, still in its early stages, could possibly add a lane in each direction, creating six travel lanes. There is also discussion about a center turn-lane, or a median design. Plans aren't expected... more »
  • Baton Rouge getting bike friendly

    December 31, 2012 10:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bike lanes, paths and shared-use roads have almost tripled in East Baton Rouge Parish since 2009. In 2009, Amanda LaGrange, a grants coordinator in the Mayor's Office overseeing the bike program, tells The Advocate there were only 23 miles of bike routes, and now there are 68... more »
  • One person killed in I-10 wreck

    December 7, 2012 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police said a serious wreck closed I-10 in both directions near the parish line between East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes. State Police tell News 2 one person died in a head-on collision at mile marker 169 between Highland Road and La. 73 at Prairieville.... more »
  • DOTD data shows new I-12 lanes show improved travel times

    June 13, 2012 2:49 PM

    Baton Rouge- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced that data gathered by the department's traffic management center since new lanes were opened on I-12 between O'Neal Lane and Juban Road show a major improvement in travel times for drivers traveling the corridor. The data shows... more »
  • Intersection revamp at Lee and Nicholson back on track Play Video

    June 12, 2012 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A plan to expand the intersection at Lee and Nicholson Drive is alive again. The project got as far as engineer selection in 2002, but was put on hold. Now, if the Metro Council approves what amounts to a paperwork formality Wednesday, the work will be a... more »
  • All lanes on I-10 west open again after wreck

    April 26, 2012 4:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - I-10 West is back open at Bluebonnet after a wreck closed it earlier Thursday afternoon. Traffic was diverted off the interstate just before the wreck and back on at the Bluebonnet entrance ramp. Remember, you can check live traffic cameras on our WBRZ News app... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-12 westbound

    February 8, 2012 3:19 PM

    All lanes are now open on I-12 Westbound, that's according to Louisiana State Police. It had been shut down since early Wednesday morning due to an overturned 18-wheeler. Be sure to check back later for further updates. more »
  • Update: Right lane near I-110 S at Chippewa blocked

    February 1, 2012 7:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An accident is blocking the right lane on I-110 southbound past the Chippewa exit. The left and center lanes remain open. more »
  • Highway 42 to be four lanes

    June 27, 2011 5:14 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Relief for drivers in Prairieville is coming soon. The Department of Transportation and Development plans to widen Highway 42 from Airline highway to just before Highway 44. The construction will include sidewalks and bike paths along with a median running the entire stretch of the project. ... more »
  • Louisiana DOTD's Traveler Information website

    November 14, 2010 9:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE- For information about road closures, construction, traffic accidents, and access the state's traffic camera system, visit the LA DOTD's Traveler Information website . more »
  • I-110 open after deadly crash

    November 5, 2010 5:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Interstate 110 northbound is open again after a deadly two-vehicle crash near Harding Boulevard. EMS says one person died, and two were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Witnesses said a woman got on I-110 going the wrong way and hit another vehicle head-on. more »
  • I-110 northbound closed after fatal two-vehicle crash

    November 4, 2010 9:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Interstate 110 northbound is closed at Harding Boulevard after a fatal two-vehicle crash. Paramedics said one person died, and two were transported to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Police said the interstate will be closed for an “undetermined amount of time.” Traffic is exiting onto... more »
  • All lanes open on I-12 after accident

    October 2, 2010 9:31 AM

    All lanes are open on Interstate 12 eastbound at mile marker 17, as of 12:15 a.m. I-12 east and westbound lanes were closed last night due to an accident involving a car and 18-wheeler. The 18-wheeler overturned and was in the median blocking traffic. Police said a man... more »
  • Right lane open on I-12 eastbound after accident

    October 1, 2010 7:51 PM

    The right lane is open on Interstate 12 eastbound at mile marker 17. I-12 westbound and the left lane eastbound are still closed due to an earlier accident involving a car and 18-wheeler. The 18-wheeler overturned and is currently in the median. Police said a man was trapped... more »
  • Road expected to be closed for days

    August 11, 2010 8:54 AM

    Both lanes on Highway 70 in Assumption Parish will be closed for several days between Highway 996 and Highway 1 due to an oil well blowout. It happened between 3:30 and 4 a.m. Wednesday morning near Paincourtville. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says there are no evacuations. more »
  • Interstate reopens near Denham Springs

    August 3, 2010 11:32 AM

    The portion of I-12 westbound between Range Avenue and O’Neal Lane has been reopened to all traffic. All lanes are open as of 11:30 a.m. There is still backed up traffic at this time. Stay tuned to News-2 at noon for details. more »

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