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Bonnet Carre Spillway bridge to close for repairs Sunday after helicopter crash

4 months 4 weeks 2 days ago Friday, December 17 2021 Dec 17, 2021 December 17, 2021 3:14 PM December 17, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: Louisiana State Police

NEW ORLEANS - I-10 will be closed in both directions Sunday at the Bonnet Carre Spillway to repair power line damage caused by a deadly helicopter crash on the bridge earlier this week.

The closure is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 so Entergy crews can repair the damaged transmission lines, according to DOTD.

- Eastbound traffic should detour to U.S. 61 South near Gramercy to I-130 North to reenter I-10 East.

- Westbound traffic should detour to I-130 South to U.S. 61 North to U.S. 51 North to reenter I-10 West.

You can read more on the crash, which killed a Baton Rouge-area pilot, by clicking here

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