The National Weather Service out of Lake Charles is reporting that several portions of I-49 in Rapides Parish is closed.
1-49 from exits 80 to 94 as well as elevated portions of I-49 through Alexandria have been closed. The Gillis Long Bridge has been closed as well, but the... more »
The overturned tanker which was leaking a mixture of chemicals near I-49 still has the highway closed.
HazMat crews are siphoning the chemicals from the overturned tanker to another tanker called down from Northern Louisiana.
Police expect the interstate to remain closed into the early hours of Wednesday... more »
A summary of events on Tuesday, June 8, Day 49 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... 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 »
Beginning Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 8:00 a.m., LA 182, in St. Landry Parish, will be closed approximately .8 miles North of LA 3233 (Harry Guilbeau Road), for the removal of debris under the Bayou Tesson Bridge. The detour will consist of LA 3233 (Harry Guilbeau Road), I-49, and LA... more »
Starting this morning at 8, LA 1252, about five and a half miles east of the I-49 frontage road in Lafayette parish, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs. The closure will be in effect until five this afternoon and will also take place tomorrow (November 10) from... more »
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 »
The left lane of I-49, in the southbound direction from I-10 to the Pont des Mouton exit ramp, will be closed for guard rail work. It will be closed tonight (Wednesday, September 30) beginning at 8:00 p.m. and should re-open at 6 o'clock tomorrow morning (October 1). more »
The left lane of I-49 in the southbound direction from the Pont des Mouton exit ramp to I-10 will be closed for guard rail work on Wednesday, September 30 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Louisiana DOTD regrets any inconvenience this necessary work may cause and appreciates... more »