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Drivers told to avoid I-10 between Baton Rouge and New Orleans because of damage from fiery crash

Posted 12:58 PM 9/23/2021 by WBRZ Staff

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Truckers attempting to cross the Bonnet Carre Spillway will encounter a roadblock due to a massive vehicle fire days earlier.   

The Department of Transportation and Development said the left lane on I-10 east at the spillway remains closed as of Thursday (More)

9/16/2021

Partial overnight closures on I-10 in EBR next week

Partial overnight closures on I-10 in EBR next week

Posted 1:43 PM 9/16/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Workers will shut down up to two lanes at a time each night on I-10 near the Ascension-East Baton Rouge Parish from Monday through Wednesday. 

DOTD said the closures will happen in phases on the interstate between Highland Road and Siegen Lane each night from Sept. 20 to (More)

9/3/2021

State Police: I-10 will be closed in both directions just west of LA Hwy 30 on Friday morning

State Police: I-10 will be closed in both directions just west of LA Hwy 30 on Friday morning

Posted 9:24 AM 9/3/2021 by WBRZ Staff

UPDATE: The interstate has reopened.

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BATON ROUGE - According to a Friday morning  (More)...

8/31/2021

Heavy traffic returns to Baton Rouge, I-10 backed up throughout city Tuesday

Heavy traffic returns to Baton Rouge, I-10 backed up throughout city Tuesday

Posted 5:02 PM 8/31/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Drivers can expect roadways in the capital area to be crowded once again Tuesday.

Heavy traffic was reported on I-10 throughout much of Baton Rouge around noon Tuesday. Congestion was heaviest in the area of the Mississippi River Bridge. 

West of the bridge (More)

8/26/2021

Some westbound lanes closed on Mississippi River bridge overnight for emergency repairs

Some westbound lanes closed on Mississippi River bridge overnight for emergency repairs

Posted 5:24 PM 8/26/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Two lanes will be shut down along I-10 on the Mississippi River bridge Thursday night as workers carry out emergency repairs. 

The Department of Transportation and Development said the center and left lanes on the Horace Wilkinson Bridge, as well as the ramp from I-110 southbound, will be closed from 9 p.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. the next morning. 

One lane will remain open to traffic throughout the duration of the roadwork. 

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