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All interstates in the Baton Rouge area now fully open; check here for latest on road closures

3 years 4 months 3 days ago Thursday, February 18 2021 Feb 18, 2021 February 18, 2021 4:11 PM February 18, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - All interstates in the Baton Rouge area are now fully opened as of Thursday afternoon. 

As of Thursday (Feb. 18) morning, the state started to gradually reopen I-10, I-12 and I-110 in the Baton Rouge area.

Around 9:30 a.m., Louisiana's Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that I-110 North was open from I-10 to Scenic Hwy. I-110 South remains fully closed.

On Wednesday evening, State Police announced that I-10 and I-12 are fully open.

Read the full plan outlined in DOTD's statement below. 

"The current plan is to open I-10 westbound at LA 415 followed by I-10 westbound at the I-10/I-12 split, then I-10 eastbound at LA 415, then I-10 eastbound from Lafayette and finally from I-12 at Airline Highway.

DOTD has been working on I-110 and will now be able to focus more manpower and resources on this roadway, which is elevated and heavily iced. DOTD will advise when it has been re-opened."

Check the status of other major roadways in the area below.

- LA 10 Audubon Rd/Audubon Bridge is now open in West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee Parishes

East Baton Rouge Parish

-Central Thruway is closed between Greenwell Springs and Choctaw.

Additional traffic advisories will be reported on WBRZ and WBRZ Plus in addition to being tweeted via @WBRZTraffic

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