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.
There will be lane closures on I-210 eastbound in Lake Charles on June 1,2, and 4 for the ongoing project to install live traffic cameras and message boards.
I-10 eastbound between the LA 108 interchange (Exit 23) and the I-210 interchange (Exit 25) will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, and Thursday, May 28, 2020.
LADOTD announces that the left lane on I-10 eastbound between the LA 108 interchange (Exit 23) and the I-210 interchange (Exit 25) will be closed beginning Thursday, May 21, 2020.
LA 1133 from LA 108 to Clifton Ridge Road and LA 1133 to Dave Dugas Road will have a full closure on May 21, 2020.
On May 17, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single-vehicle, fatal crash on Koll Road in Jefferson Davis Parish that claimed the life of a 36-year-old from Jennings.
The crash, at the intersection of LA12 and LA109 in Starks, involved a CPSO vehicle, resulted in the death of a 54-year-old Starks resident and minor injuries to the CPSO deputy.
I-10 Eastbound will have lane closures near the new Welcome Center in Vinton on May 27.
Ferry tolls in Louisiana will resume after being suspended due to COVID-19.
Maplewood Bridge Construction in Sulphur will Begin May 11, Expect Road Closures and Detours in the Area
Beginning Monday, May 11th, the construction process for the replacement of the Maplewood Bridge in Sulphur will begin.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced the installation of a temporary traffic signal at the intersection of LA 27 (Beglis Parkway) and Mosswood Drive in Sulphur, Louisiana.
The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting the community’s assistance on the whereabouts of a Calcasieu Parish woman for a welfare concern.
After ongoing improvements in Coronavirus health metrics in the state, Louisiana will move to phase 2 of reopening on June 5, 2020.
Peaceful Protest for George Floyd Happened in Lake Charles and other Parts of Louisiana Over the Weekend
Louisiana cities Lake Charles, Lafayette, and New Orleans held peaceful protests for George Floyd and against police brutality over the weekend.