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Weekend closure on Airline Hwy; drivers told to prepare for delays

2 months 2 days 12 hours ago Friday, October 01 2021 Oct 1, 2021 October 01, 2021 3:03 PM October 01, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Drivers on Airline Highway should expect significant delays over the weekend.

The intersection of Airline Hwy and Goodwood Boulevard will be closed Saturday, October 2 starting at 6 a.m. until Sunday, October 3 at 6 p.m. The eastbound approach will be closed Saturday and the westbound approach will be closed Sunday.

The East Baton Rouge City-Parish Department of Transportation and Drainage says the roads will be closed for drainage repairs.

Drivers needing to get around the issue can use the following detours:

Eastbound: South on Airline Hwy - East on Old Hammond Hwy - North on Sharp Road

Westbound: South on Sharp Road - West on Old Hammond Hwy - North on Airline Hwy

People with questions regarding the closure can call the Department of Maintenance at (225)389-3186.

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