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.
On October 2, 2020, shortly before 2:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on US Hwy 171 about 1 mile south of South Beauregard High School.
Bridge inspectors from the Department of Transportation and Development inspected the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge last night, September 10, 2020, and this morning, September 11, 2020, after concerns of a “hole” in the bridge appeared on the internet.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced that at 10 a.m. August 24, 2020, ferry service in Cameron Parish will temporarily be suspended due to the threat of tropical weather.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a State of Emergency ahead of the expected landfall of Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Depression 14. The State of Emergency is to ensure preparations of Louisiana will be adequate to deal with what may be caused by these storms.
LA 14 southbound will have intermittent lane closures between Oak Park Blvd and East Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles starting Tuesday, August 18, 2020.
US 90 Business (Broad Street) Westbound Right Lane Closure between S. Franklin St. and Enterprise Blvd.
Beginning August 17th, 2020, contractor R. Cloud will start the street patching project on Maplewood Drive, west of Beauregard Avenue in Sulphur.
Interstate 10 will be fully closed in both directions between the I-210 east interchange (Exit 25) to I-210 west interchange (Exit 34) from 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 15 until 8 a.m. on Sunday, August 16, weather permitting.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced that the ferry located in Cameron will remain out of service for approximately eight (8) weeks for mechanical repairs.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced the replacement of two bridges on LA 27 (Beglis Parkway) south of I-10 in Calcasieu Parish near Sulphur.
The City of Sulphur has asked residents to conserve water due to scheduled maintenance at the Verdine Water Plant.
Beauregard Electric customers near Sulphur should expect to be without power for most of the day October 16 due to a planned outage for repairs.
This Hurricane Delta update contains information for Calcasieu Parish residents about curfew, food distribution, businesses that are open, FEMA, power and cable service, schools, and the free Blue Roof program.