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Jan 29, 2014 8:41 AM by Press Release

DOTD announces La. 1 Caminada Bridge in Grand Isle is closed

NEW ORLEANS, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the La. 1 Caminada Bridge in Grand Isle is closed because of icy conditions.

DOTD is reminding travelers that driving in wintery conditions can be hazardous and travelers should avoid driving.

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org.

Additionally, motorists can utilize the new "Way to Geaux" application to receive real-time, around the clock travel alerts. The hands-free, eyes-free "smart phone" application can be downloaded on any iPhone or Android device by visiting either the iTunes App Store, or Google Play.

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