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.
Nighttime closures on and near the I-210 Bridge in Lake Charles continue November 11 – 14, 2019.
I-10 eastbound from LA 108 (Exit 23) to the I-210 Interchange (Exit 25) will be reduced to two lanes on November 8.
Due to recommendations following a routine bridge inspection, the bridge on Bryan Street at Picard Road will be closed until further notice.
On November 5, 2019, Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of LA Hwy 397 and Gauthier Road in Lake Charles. The crash claimed the life of 82-year-old Theresa Jones of Lake Charles.
The I-210 westbound left lane over Broad St at milepost 11 will be closed Wednesday, November 6, 2019, between 8:30 am – 11:30 am.
The I-210 Westbound off-ramp at the Cove Lane Interchange will be closed Wednesday, November 6.
A Louisiana State Trooper working a traffic safety detail on I-210 was sideswiped by an impaired driver during the early morning hours of November 5, 2019.
Shoulder closure: I-10 eastbound MP 2 (rest stop) to MP 3 (weight station) near Vinton.
Nighttime closures on and near the I-210 Bridge in Lake Charles continue. Below are the dates and times of the closures November 4 – 7, 2019.
The I-210 Westbound on-ramp and off-ramp at the Cove Lane Interchange will be closed October 31, November 1, and November 4, 2019
At approximately 5:50 p.m. Thursday, November 14, 2019, Sulphur Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire caused by a power line falling on a shed near West Lee Street in the Maplewood area of Sulphur.
Louisiana Man Arrested for Sexual Battery and Human Trafficking After Posing as Fictitious Handicapped Brother
A Louisiana man has been arrested for hiring and allowing a home health care provider to change his adult diaper and obtain sexual arousal under the false pretenses of being handicapped.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Searching Identity of Burglary and Theft Suspect in a Moss Bluff Case
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for the identity of a vehicle burglary and theft suspect in an October 31 case in Moss Bluff.