BATON ROUGE - I-10 eastbound at Siegen is closed while crews work to remove an overturned 18-wheeler.
The truck was carrying an estimated 74,500 pounds of cement at the time of the crash. There's no word yet on how the accident happened.
Traffic is being diverted onto Siegen... more »
BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews re-opened Siegen Lane in Baton Rouge after a natural gas leak earlier this morning.
A spokesperson for St. George Fire Department said construction crews struck an underground natural gas line in the area of Siegen and North Mall Drive near I-10.
Siegen was... more »
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a man accidentally shot themselves in the leg outside a firearms store this afternoon in Baton Rouge.
Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said the man was bringing his weapon in for a gunsmith at the store on Siegen to inspect.
Hicks said he... more »
UPDATE 6:10 p.m. - The traffic center says Siegen Lane is back open after a temporary fix was put in place.
BATON ROUGE - A collapsed section of Siegen Lane is causing headaches for drivers in Baton Rouge this afternoon.
Pete Newkirk with the Department... more »
State transportation leaders are releasing early information concerning a major Baton Rouge interstate project.
Boh Brothers construction has been awarded the contract for widening I-10 between Siegen Lane and Highland Road. Boh Brothers proposal was millions of dollars above two other finalists. The contract won't be finalized until next... more »
A project to widen Interstate 10 from Siegen Ln. to Highland Rd. should get under way this summer. The four-lane highway will go to six lanes.
State officials expect the project to take two to three years. It will cost about 83 million dollars.
This work is in... more »