KROTZ SPRINGS, La. (AP) - State officials have reduced the speed limit on a stretch of U.S. Highway 190 in hopes of reducing the danger of cars or trucks colliding with animals displaced by the opening of the Morganza Spillway gates. The usual 60-mile-per-hour speed limit between the towns of... more »
Questions about a bus stop location are being raised after a semi-truck crashed into a school bus early Friday morning. With speed limits up to 65 miles per hour and 18-wheelers constantly on the highway, this isn't the first accident involving a semi on Highway 190. But it was a... more »
US 190 in Pointe Coupee Parish will be reduced to one lane in the westbound direction at mile marker 141.5 east of the Town of Krotz Springs from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23, thru Monday, July 26, 2010, for the installation of camera equipment. DOTD appreciates... more »
Today, troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D investigated a two vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Deridder man on US 190 near Milepost 8.5.
Killed in the crash was forty-eight year old Stephen E. Curry of Deridder. Curry was killed when the vehicle he was driving... more »
Beginning Tuesday, March 16, 2010, LA 104 will be closed 3.8 miles West of US 190 near Opelousas in St. Landry Parish, for drainage pipe replacement. Work is expected to last for two weeks, weather permitting. The detour will consist of La 3043. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you... more »
State Police have reported that US 190 is opened.
For more information visit www.511la.org or www.lsp.org .
I-49 from exit 80 (McArthur Drive exit) in Alexandria to Exit 94 (the Rapides Station Exit) is closed.
Two bridges in the KATC viewing area are closed due... more »
Traffic will be slow on US 190 in Saint Landry parish at the start of the new year. The road will be closed about three miles east of I-49 while DOTD makes emergency repairs to pipe crossings. Work is expected to last about 5 days.
La 743, approximately 1.2 miles south of US 190 in St Landry Parish will be closed Tuesday, October 27, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for railroad repair. This closure should last only one day. Louisiana DOTD regrets any inconvenience this necessary work may cause and appreciates your patience.... more »
At this time State Police have confirmed that the two vehicle accident happened near US 90 and 318 in St. Mary Parish. The accident involves a school bus and a passenger vehicle. The 34 children on board the bus were not harmed, however, the driver in the passenger... more »