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  • UPDATE: Staring Lane speed limit increase delayed

    July 3, 2017 9:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge DOTD now says the speed limit on Staring Lane between Highland Road and Perkins Road will still increase, just less. On July 10, signs will be posted upping the speed limit from 35 mph to 40 mph. In 2014, the speed... more »
  • Lane closures on Perkins Road this weekend for patch work

    May 5, 2017 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Perkins Road will have alternating lane closures lasting from Friday night to Saturday night due to patching operations. DOTD says that the lane closures will be in the eastbound and westbound directions from Siegen Lane to Acadian Thruway lasting from 8 p.m. on Friday to Saturday at... more »
  • Lane closures on parts of Perkins Road start Friday Play Video

    April 7, 2017 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Drivers should expect alternating lane closures in both directions on parts Perkins Road starting Friday. According to DOTD, the lane closures start at 8 p.m. Friday April 7, to 5 a.m. Monday April 10, between Bluebonnet Blvd and Acadian Thruway. The closures are needed for patching... more »
  • Man and store clerk arrested for staging armed robbery of Circle K

    January 20, 2017 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man and store clerk have been arrested for staging an armed robbery of the Circle K on Perkins Road. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 22-year-old Jordan Jenkins for armed robbery. On Jan. 16, deputies responded to the Circle K in the 18000... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 EB, heavy traffic for six miles

    October 5, 2016 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are now open on I-10 eastbound. Wednesday morning, the right lane was blocked on I-10 eastbound at Perkins Road due to a breakdown. Right lane blocked due to breakdown on I-10 E @ Perkins — WBRZ Traffic (@WBRZtraffic) October 5, 2016 ... 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, I-110 South back open after Friday morning crash Play Video

    June 10, 2016 6:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials say I-10 West and I-110 South are back open after a wreck on the Mississippi River Bridge kept the roads closed for more than three hours Friday morning. The closures went into effect at around 5 a.m. after three 18-wheelers and four cars crashed... more »
  • Home burglary reports spike in Southdowns neighborhood Play Video

    March 30, 2016 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Residents in Southdowns off Perkins Road says their part of town is usually quiet, but there's been a spike in home burglaries since the end of last year. Some of the crimes have similarities. Amy Fine was at work when someone broke into her home in... more »
  • Two injured in Perkins Road shooting

    September 20, 2015 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s investigators are looking for a gunman, who shot two men in the parking lot of a Little Ceasar’s on Perkins Road around 11 pm Saturday. The two men told deputies that they were in their car, when another car pulled in... more »
  • Police officer and 1 other injured in crash

    August 21, 2015 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A police officer and another unidentified person were taken to the hospital this morning after a crash on Perkins Road near Quail Run. Authorities say a truck pulled out in front of the police officer causing him to quickly swerve out of the way and collide... more »
  • Semi-snarl moving after I-10 West re-opens

    April 30, 2015 7:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Westbound I-10 traffic got off to a creeping start, following an hour-long standstill, caused by a tanker wreck. The wreck happened Thursday afternoon during rush hour, between Dalrymple Drive and Perkins Road. Traffic was backed up on both I-10 and I-12, which then caused traffic on... more »
  • Perkins widening plan concerning for some Play Video

    December 17, 2014 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A first-hand look at an effort to widen Perkins Road from Siegen to Highland has some concerned about the construction plan. The project has been in the works for 10 years and Wednesday, the Department of Transportation and Development along with city-parish government presented its plan... more »
  • Yard signs campaign against bars Play Video

    August 12, 2014 10:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A rezoning fight has one neighborhood going public with yard signs. Right now, people like their quiet Southdowns neighborhood, and fear even one more bar will create a big problem. "It's a question of balance," said Southside Civic Association member Peter Ricca. "We think that... more »
  • Police: Man killed in crash overnight on I-10

    July 26, 2014 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say one man is dead after a crash on I-10 involving two suspected intoxicated drivers. Officials say Jason Smith's, 39, car stalled because it was running out of gas. He was hit by Sarah Raimondi, 37, while pushing his car. He is in... 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 »

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