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UPDATED 9AM Road Closure Statement From Dept. Of Transportation

icy road  (photo by Matt Cardy Getty Images)
icy road (photo by Matt Cardy Getty Images)

Note: Changes are occurring rapidly.  As temperatures moderate some of these closures may change by the time you read this update.  We will attempt to update this list as quickly as we receive word from DOTD and LA State Police.

The LA Dept. of Transportation has just issued a statement regarding road closures in Louisiana.  DOTD urges everyone to remain off the roads until temperature remain above freezing for an extended period of time.

For the City of Lafayette there is good news in that only the Surrey Street bridge and Camellia Bridge remain closed at this time according to Lafayette City Police.

The following list is from the Louisiana Dept. of Transportation:

Closures that are now open

Iberia Parish:

·        US 90 near Darnall Rd.

 West Baton Rouge Parish:

·        LA 1 at the Intracoastal Canal Bridge

 St. Tammany Parish:

·        US 11 Bridge across Lake Pontchartrain

 Lafourche Parish

·        Bayou Lafourche Bridges

·        Bellevue Bridge (REOPENED)

·        Rita Bridge (REOPENED)

·        St. Charles Bridge (REOPENED)

Orleans Parish

·        I-10 Twin Span Bridge

 Orleans/Plaquemines Parishes

·        La. 407/Lower Coast Algiers Bridge across Intracoastal Waterway (REOPENED)

 Orleans/St. Tammany Parishes

·        U.S. Highway 11 Bridge across Lake Pontchartrain (REOPENED)

Terrebonne Parish

·        La. 315/Bayou Du Large Bridge (REOPENED

St. Charles Parish

·        I-310/Airline Interchange ramps (REOPENED)

·        I-310/Luling Bridge  (All lanes open in both directions)

Current road closures due to Winter Weather Event

Acadia Parish:

·         The John N. John overpass (US 13) in Crowley

·         US 90 Overpass at Jeff Davis and Acadia Parish Line

·         I-10 from Jeff Davis Parish Line to Crowley (Closed due to Accident)

St. Martin Parish:

·         I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

                                Westbound:       Closed from Ramah to Henderson

                                Eastbound:         Closed from Louisiana Avenue to Ramah

Lafayette Parish:      

·         I -49 from Pont des Mouton to La 29 (Milepost 1 to 40)

Iberia Parish:

·         All US 90 overpass in Iberia Parish 

                Lewis St. Bridge over Bayou Teche in New Iberia

St. Landry Parish:

  • I-49 North and South is closed from Pont des Mouton (Mile Marker 1) to LA 29 (Mile Marker 40).  Operations to reopen I-49 from US 190 to LA 29 is underway as of 7 AM.  Remaining portion should be reopened within the next 3-4 hours.

St. Mary Parish:

·         Greenwood Overpass on LA 182.

·         US 90 and LA 182 in Amelia

Allen Parish:

  • All bridges in Allen Parish
  • US 165 at Kinder

Acadia Parish:

  • The John N. John overpass (US 90) in Crowley
  • LA 97 at the Jeanie Bridge
  • I-10 East from Mile Marker 68 to Mile Marker 70

Jefferson Davis Parish:

  • All bridges in Jefferson Davis Parish
  • Lake Arthur Bridge over the Merementau River on LA. 14

Beauregard Parish:

  • All bridges in Beauregard Parish
  • LA 12 east of DeQuincy

West Baton Rouge Parish:

  • LA 1 entrance and exit ramps from I-10 East and West
  • I-10 East at LA 415

Iberville Parish:

  • I-10 East and West at the Atchafalaya Basin

East Baton Rouge Parish:

  • I-110 North and South closed between I-10/I-110 and US 61 (Scenic Hwy.)
  • I-10 East between the Mississippi River Bridge and Acadian Thruway
  • I-10 West between Essen Lane and the Mississippi River Bridge
  • I-12 West between O’Neal  and the I-10/I-12 Merge
  • I-12 East between the I-10/I-12 Split and the Amite River Bridge
  • Comite Drive Bridge (Carey Rd to Cline Dr)
  • Central Thruway (S Choctaw Dr to LA73/Greenwell Springs Rd)
  • North Boulevard Bridge (S12th St to S18th)
  • Essen Lane Overpass Over I-12 (Archives Ave to Jefferson Hwy)
  • Siegen Lane Bridge Over KCS RxR (N Mall Dr to Perkins Rd)
  • LA 64 at LA 67
  • LA 408 (Hooper Rd) west of Foster Rd.

Calcasieu Parish:

  • All bridges in Calcasieu Parish (Ellender Bridge is currently open, but may have intermittent closures over the next few hours)
  • I-210 East and West
  • LA 27 overpass (Beglis Parkway) at I-10
  • US 171 overpass at I-10

Grant Parish:

  • Boyce Bridge (LA 8)

Rapides Parish:

  • I-49 North and South from Exit 80 to Exit 94
  • Jackson St. Bridge (US 165B)
  • Richard Thompson LA 8 Boyce Bridge

West Feliciana Parish:

  • LA 10 from US 61 in West Feliciana Parish to LA 10 Business in Pointe Coupee Parish.  This closure includes the John James Audubon Bridge.
  • LA 10 East and West at Audubon Bridge

Pointe Coupee Parish:

  • LA 10 from LA 10  Business in Pointe Coupee Parish to US 61 in West Feliciana Parish.  This closure includes the John James Audubon Bridge.

Livingston Parish:

  • LA 16 Amite River Bridge @ French Settlement, Bridge Closure
  • Magnolia Bridge east of LA 37
  • LA 22 Bridge over the Tickfaw River

St. James Parish:

  • LA 3213 South @ Veterans Memorial Bridge (Gramercy Bridge)
  • I-10 East between Hwy 641 and Kenner

St. John Parish:

  • LA 3213 North and South at the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge (Gramercy Bridge)
  • LA 70 at the Sunshine Bridge is closed in both directions
  • I-55 North at I-10
  • I-10 East at US 51
  • I-10 East between Laplace and Kenner

Tangipahoa Parish:

  • I-55 South from US 51 to I-10
  • LA 1063

Orleans Parish

·        Crescent City Connection Bridge/U.S. 90 B HOV lanes

·        Danziger Bridge/U.S. 90 (One lane open in both directions)

·        Judge Seeber/Claiborne Avenue Bridge at La. 39

·        Paris Road /Green Bridge across the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet at La. 47

·        Ted Hickey/Seabrook Bridge on Leon C. Simon

Jefferson/Orleans Parishes

 ·         Huey P. Long Bridge/U.S. 90

·         I-10 East between Laplace and Kenner

 St. Charles Parish

·         I-10 East between Laplace and Kenner

·         I-10 West at I-310

 Terrebonne Parish

·         U.S. 90 West, Amelia, La. (western Terrebonne Parish line) to La. 311

·         Assumption:

  • LA 182 at the Old Amelia Bridge

Ascension:

·         I-10 East at LA 73


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