Contractors will be continuing their work on I-10 tonight as part of the FASTLANE grant program to widen Interstate Ten to three lanes from two lanes.

The work will take place again this evening starting at 8 o'clock, and it will wrap up at 6 o'clock each following morning.

This is the first phase of work to add another lane on Interstate Ten between Lafayette and Henderson.

James Construction continues to work on the project, and it is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.

The following is a list of the projects that will begin tonight:

  • On Wednesday, May 10, the westbound right lane of I-10, between Sawmill Overpass to I-49, will be closed to traffic for striping operations. Additionally, the I-10 westbound on and off ramps at Louisiana Avenue will have intermittent lane closures for striping operations.
  • Beginning Thursday, May 11, until Friday, May 12, the westbound left lane of I-10, between LA 328 (Breaux Bridge) to I-49, will be closed for striping operations.
  • On Friday, May 12, the eastbound right lane of I-10, from I-49 to Sawmill Overpass will be closed to traffic for striping operations. Additionally, the I-10 eastbound on and off ramps at Louisiana Avenue will have intermittent lane closures for striping operations.
  • Beginning Friday, May 12 until Sunday, May 21, the westbound left lane of I-10, from LA 328 (Breaux Bridge) to Vermilion River Bridge (east of Louisiana Avenue Overpass), will be closed for installation of concrete barrier rails.
  • On Saturday, May 13, the eastbound right lane of I-10, from Sawmill Overpass to LA 328 (Breaux Bridge), will be closed to traffic for striping operations. Additionally, the I-10 eastbound on and off ramps at LA 328 (Breaux Bridge) will have intermittent lane closures for striping operations.
  • Beginning Sunday, May 14, until Monday, May 15, there will be alternating lane closures in the westbound and eastbound directions of I-10, from I-49 to LA 328 (Breaux Bridge), will be closed for striping operations.
  • Beginning Sunday, May 21 until Thursday, June 1, the eastbound left lane of I-10, from LA 328 (Breaux Bridge) to Vermilion River Bridge (east of Louisiana Avenue Overpass), will be closed for installation of concrete barrier rails.