Expect Delays Near Vinton: I-10 Lane Closures in Louisiana for Maintenance Work Announced for November 17 and 18

By Liora Hawthorne
Published November 14, 2023

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Vinton, Louisiana – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced that there will be lane closures on Interstate 10 in both the eastbound and westbound directions. The closure will affect the right lane from Exit 7 (LA 3063) to Exit 8 (LA 108) (MM 9) in Vinton.

For eastbound traffic, the closure will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday, November 17, 2023, and will last until 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2023.

Westbound traffic will experience the lane closure from 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2023, until 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2023.

The purpose of this closure is to facilitate shoulder repair work along the affected stretch of the interstate. It is important to note that all ramps will remain open during these closures, ensuring that motorists will still be able to access the exits and entry points.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is advising drivers to plan their routes accordingly and to expect delays in the area during the specified closure times. Motorists are urged to exercise caution and follow all posted signage and instructions from flaggers or law enforcement personnel present at the site.

This shoulder repair work is part of the department’s ongoing efforts to maintain and improve the state’s transportation infrastructure.

Follow this link to view a live traffic map of Southwest Louisiana.

Approximate area of the closures.