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Major road closures throughout capital area

2 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Monday, August 30 2021 Aug 30, 2021 August 30, 2021 5:21 AM August 30, 2021 in News

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are closing off some major roadways Sunday evening due to weather concerns.

Ascension Parish

- I-10 closed in both directions between Prairieville and Gramercy exits

East Baton Rouge Parish 

- full list of Baton Rouge road closures here

- Acadian Thruway closed at I-10 underpass

- Bluebonnet Boulevard closed at underpass near Mall of Louisiana

- Nicholson Drive closed at Terrace Avenue due to downed tree

- LA 423, Thomas Road closed between LA 19 and LA 67

West Baton Rouge

- LA 984, Bueche Road Extension, closed due to downed trees

West Feliciana Parish

-LA 966 closed about three miles from LA 965 E due to downed trees

Video showed officers closing off southbound lanes on the interstate near Chippewa Street. Louisiana DOTD said I-110 was being closed in that area due to inclement weather.

The mayor's office also said crews were closing off the Bluebonnet Boulevard underpass near the Mall of Louisiana, which has frequently flooded in past rain event. DOTD said the Acadian Thruway will also be closed at the I-10 underpass.

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