Heavy traffic expected ahead of Mardi Gras weekend
BATON ROUGE – Drivers can expect heavier than normal traffic on I-10 and I-110 in the city on Friday afternoon, according to DOTD.
The majority of the heavy traffic is heading on I-10 eastbound towards New Orleans, most likely for those heading to the city for Mardi Gras parades for the weekend.
Expect heavier than normal traffic congestion on the I-10 and I-110 in the Baton Rouge area. Use caution.— Baton Rouge Traffic (@BR_Traffic) February 24, 2017
Expect heavier than normal delays on I-10, I-110 and I-12 in the Baton Rouge area due to holiday travel.— Baton Rouge Traffic (@BR_Traffic) February 24, 2017
DOTD previously reported several accidents on the interstate east bound earlier on Friday.
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