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.
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NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - The chairman for the governing board of the planned, publicly funded $1.2 billion state teaching hospital in New Orleans said he isn't certain whether future meetings of the panel will be open to the public. Chairman Robert Yarborough said Thursday that the full board for... more »
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State officials have closed the beach and parts of Beach Boulevard in Waveland because a significant amount of tar balls has washed ashore and on the road. Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Director Trudy Fisher tells WLOX-TV there's so many tar balls you cannot walk across... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Fishing has been banned in more waters off Florida because of the creeping oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will close an additional 565 square miles to fishermen near Panama City, Fla., starting Saturday evening. NOAA spokesman Kim Amendola... more »
La 757, approximately ½ mile north of US 190 in Eunice, St. Landry Parish will be closed for railroad repair beginning 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p. m. on Monday, May 3, 2010. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be... 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 »