Lake Charles Traffic Alert: I-210 to I-10 Westbound Ramp Closure for Bridge Inspection on April 18

By Calcasieu Staff
Published April 17, 2024

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I-210 Eastbound Flyover Ramp to I-10 Westbound in Lake Charles to Temporarily Close for Bridge Inspection

Lake Charles, Louisiana – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced that the I-210 eastbound flyover ramp to I-10 westbound, located at Exit 12 in Lake Charles, will be temporarily closed on Thursday, April 18, 2024. The closure is scheduled to take place from 8:30 am to 11:00 am.

This closure is required for a routine bridge inspection to ensure the safety and integrity of the structure. During this time, motorists are advised to utilize a detour route. The recommended detour involves exiting at US 90/Broad St. (Exit 11) and proceeding northbound on US 171. This detour will help minimize traffic disruptions and ensure a smooth flow of vehicles during the closure period.

The Louisiana DOTD appreciates the cooperation and patience of all drivers during this necessary maintenance activity. It is crucial for all motorists to exercise caution while driving in the area and to remain vigilant for any work crews and equipment that may be present.

Drivers are encouraged to plan their travel accordingly, taking into account the temporary closure of the I-210 eastbound flyover ramp to I-10 westbound. By following the provided detour route and remaining attentive to road signs and traffic instructions, motorists can help contribute to a smooth and efficient traffic flow during the closure period.

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