Southwest Louisiana Road Construction, Lane Closure, and Travel-related Information
The I-210 Bridge near Lake Charles is expected to be undergoing major maintenance and construction throughout the year of 2019. Currently, the eastbound side of the bridge is completely closed to all traffic.
Traffic is being shifted to the westbound lanes of the bridge with one lane traveling in each direction during daytime hours.
During this phase of construction, eastbound drivers should be prepared for regular nighttime lane closures. Information about scheduled nighttime lane closures on the I-210 Bridge can be found in the updates on this page.
For current traffic conditions visit our Southwest Louisiana Live Traffic Maps and Updates Page.
The US 90 eastbound overpass over I-10 will be closed on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 7:00 am until 2:00 pm. During the closure, US 90 eastbound traffic will be detoured to PPG Drive and will access I-10 via the on-ramp from PPG Drive.read more
The I-210 westbound direction (MM 1-3) will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday, July 22 to Thursday, July 25. All work is weather dependent.read more
On July 17, 2019, shortly after 12:15 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single-vehicle crash on Gro Racca Road near Willie Road in Jefferson Davis Parish that claimed the life of a teenage passenger.read more
DeQuincy Man Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash Involving an 18-Wheeler Near Vinton, Louisiana July 16, 2019
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, shortly after 6:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a three-vehicle fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 about 4 ½ miles west of Vinton. The crash claimed the life of 54-year-old Stephen Duane Bertram of Dequincy.read more
The I-210 westbound direction (MM 1-3) will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. Tuesday, July 16 to Thursday, July 18. All work is weather dependent.read more
At approximately 7:00 am on July 11, 2019, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a two-vehicle crash on US Hwy 90 near Delmar Road in St. Mary Parish. The crash ultimately took the life of 88-year-old Claudia Dugas of Morgan City.read more
During severe weather and heavy rainfall that may impact areas of the state, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) reminds motorists to take extra precautions should travel be necessary.read more
There will be alternating lane closures on Houston River Road (LA 379) between Evergreen Road (MP 3.74) and John Stine Road (MP 4.94) from Wednesday, July 10 to Friday, August 16. The closures will take place daily from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.read more
US 171 near Moeling Street in Lake Charles will have lane closures July 10 – 16, 2019.read more
Road Closure in Sulphur at the Intersection of West Lyons Street and North Huntington Street Starting July 8, 2019
Starting Monday, July 8th, the intersection at West Lyons Street and North Huntington Street in Sulphur will be closed for three days due to construction. Please use caution when driving near this area.read more
Vinton Man Charged with 2 Counts of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and Illegal Use of a Weapon During a Crime of Violence
On July 21 at approximately 2:30 a.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Toomey Road in Vinton in reference to an altercation during a party.read more
A federal jury handed down guilty verdicts against three Monroe residents Friday, July 19, 2019, for trafficking illegal narcotics, U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced.read more
On Monday, July 22, 2019, at 12:50 PM, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L were notified of a fatal crash on LA 437 near Narrow Rd. in St. Tammany Parish. The crash has claimed the life of 56-year-old Edward M. Sharp Jr. of Covington.read more