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  • I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Lane Closure East and West bound Iberville Parish

    November 23, 2014 7:21 PM

    There will be a rolling lane closure on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge starting in the Eastbound direction and then moving to the Westbound direction, between mile marker 135 to 127, beginning at 10pm and lasting until 7am. The lane closures will be necessary for part of the I-10 Restriping Project.... more »
  • Center Street Closure in New Iberia

    March 12, 2014 10:53 AM

    In New Iberia, Center Street (La.14) just west of Avery Island Road (La. 329) will be closed for railroad repairs. The construction will be closed from Saturday, March 22 until Sunday, March 23, 2014. The detour will consist of U.S. 90 and La 83.
  • NAACP to weigh in on closure of railroad crossings

    July 23, 2013 10:07 AM

    AMITE, La. (AP) - The Tangipahoa Parish Council unanimously approved a resolution that supports the local NAACP chapter's efforts to try to force the reopening of three railroad crossings state transportation officials closed last month. Patricia Morris, president of the Greater Tangipahoa Parish Branch chapter of the National Association for... more »
  • Closure planned for Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling

    June 4, 2012 6:07 AM

    LULING, La. (AP) - State transportation officials say the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling will be closed in both directions beginning Friday at 7 p.m. The northbound lanes will reopen by noon on June 10 and southbound lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12. The full closure... more »
  • Railroad Crossing Closure Today

    May 9, 2012 8:02 AM

    In St.Landry Parish, the railroad crossing at La. 13, 0.4 miles North of U.S. 190, will be closed for repairs on April 9, 2012. The closure will begin at 8am and last until 4pm, weather permitting. The detour route consist of La 29, US 190 and La 758. The Department... more »
  • Councilmen to recommend closure of Vinton park

    April 9, 2012 9:12 AM

    VINTON, La. (AP) - The Vinton skate park is unlikely to remain open at its current location. Councilmen Kevin Merchant and Bliss Bujard tell the American Press they expect a recommendation to have the park closed will be heard at the council's April meeting. Both Merchant and Bujard serve on... more »
  • Closure of Hayes Road

    March 21, 2012 9:01 AM

    Iberia Parish Government has immediately closed Hayes Road between Avery Island Rd. (Hwy. 329) and Lee Station Road on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 until further notice. This closure was necessary due to the high water and the unsafe conditions of the road. Iberia Parish Government apologizes for any inconvenience that... more »
  • St. Landry Parish: Road Closures

    March 4, 2012 2:12 PM

    Eunice, La- La. 13 in St. Landry Parish, between La. 13 (Aymond St.) and La. 3316 (E. Ardoin St.), will be closed for railroad replacement. The closure will be from today March 4, 2012, and last until 3:00 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2012. This closure is necessary to replace 60... more »
  • Complete closure of bridge this weekend

    January 12, 2012 10:41 AM

    LULING, La. (AP) - The Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling will be closed this weekend. The bridge on Interstate 310 will be completely closed to move equipment to the west bank side of the bridge, for the continuation of a cable replacement project. Construction crews will be moving heavy equipment.... more »
  • I-10 Westbound closure tonight in LC

    January 3, 2012 4:26 PM

    Lake Charles Police advise motorists that the I-10 WEST Bound side of the Calcasieu River Bridge will be CLOSED to ALL traffic tonight from 9pm-5am. Motorists should use I-210 during this time.
  • Inspection leads to closure of Lafourche bridge

    July 8, 2011 10:31 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A state transportation department inspection has led to the closure of a bridge in Lafourche Parish. The inspection revealed concerns about the pilings of the bridge over the Hollywood Canal near Schriever. Officials tell The Daily Comet the bridge will be closed to traffic for at... more »
  • Weather Related Closures

    February 3, 2011 5:28 PM

    PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSED Acadia - closed Friday Calcasieu - waiting on word Evangeline - closed at 12:30 and Friday Iberia Parish- closed Friday Jeff Davis Parish - closed Friday Lafayette Parish - closed Friday St. Landry Parish - closed Thursday and Friday St. Mary Parish - closed Thursday and Friday... more »
  • Interstate Now Open Following Haz Mat Situation

    October 30, 2010 11:04 AM

    Interstate 10 now open after being shut down for a short time due to an 18-wheeler leaking silicon sodium Tetrafluoride. The company was able to close the leaking valve and will be cited for the incident. No evacuations were needed and the interstate is flowing right now.
  • Interstate Shut Down Due to Hazardous Gas Leak

    October 30, 2010 9:49 AM

    Interstate 10 is shut down due to an 18-wheeler leaking a poisonous gas. Silicon Sodium Tetrafluoride is an inhalation hazard. An 18-wheeler driver noticed he was leaking the gas and pulled over at milepost 108, in the eastbound lane. Because of the winds, the vapor is going right over I-10.... more »
  • Road Closure in Jeff Davis Parish

    October 26, 2010 6:21 AM

    Beginning at 8am this morning the Westbound lane of I-10 will be closed near mile post 59 in Jeff Davis Parish. Workers will be replacing the guard rails. Drivers should expect traffic delays. Both lanes should reopen by noon today.
  • Road Closure in New Iberia

    October 25, 2010 10:17 AM

    Beginning immediately the East bound lane on Dale Street from Roberta Street to Ann Street will reopen but the west bound lane in that same area will be closed. The detour route will be designated by signs (coming from the post office-- Ann to Park back to Bank). Construction... more »
  • Fruit of the Loom Announces Closure of its Distribution Center in Jeanerette

    October 4, 2010 3:17 PM

    Fruit of the Loom, Inc. announced today the permanent closure of its Distribution Center in Jeanerette, Louisiana. Approximately 178 employees are affected by this announcement. The decision is the result of continued consolidation efforts by the company to remain competitive in a global market. The phase down is expected to... more »
  • Melville Ferry Closure Delayed

    September 30, 2010 1:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that the closure of the Melville ferry originally scheduled for Oct. 9 has been delayed until the end of the soybean harvest season in an effort to help facilitate the movement of farmers and equipment across the... more »
  • Johnston Street Closure Tonight

    September 27, 2010 11:26 AM

    Beginning tonight, US 167 (Johnston Street), 0.1 of a mile west of US 90 (Evangeline Thruway) will be closed in Lafayette for railroad repairs. Work goes from 8:00 p.m. on Monday until 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28.
  • Grand Prairie Elementary School Closure- August 16, 2010

    August 16, 2010 10:14 AM

    GRAND PRAIRIE ELEM STUDENT (ST. LANDRY) ARE BEING DISMISSED BECAUSE OF AN ELECTRICAL OUTAGE IN THREE CLASSROOMS AND THE CAFETERIA.
  • Jefferson and Buchanan Street Closure

    July 30, 2010 11:54 AM

    Vermilion Street between Jefferson Street and Buchanan Street is scheduled to be closed on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM on the same day. The Acadiana Center for the Arts will be hosting an event at this time.
  • Pool Closure at Chicot

    July 26, 2010 4:27 PM

    The day use pool at Chicot will be closed Tuesday, July 27, due to lifeguard availability; the pool will be open Wednesday, July 28, - Sunday, Aug.1, during normal operating hours. Effective Aug. 2, the pool will be closed for the season.
  • Lane Closure on I-10 Announced in Lafayette

    July 21, 2010 1:34 PM

    I-10 will be reduced to one lane in the westbound direction on Thursday, July 22, 2010, at the LA 95 Interchange, mile marker 92, to install foundations for light poles in the median for the LA 95 Interchange Lighting Project at this location. Work will be 7:00 am until 7:00... more »
  • Iberia Street Closure

    July 16, 2010 11:00 AM

    Asphalt street repairs will begin on Trotter Street from Ashton to Dodson on Monday, July 19th with completion expected by August 9th, weather permitting. Both lanes will be closed to through traffic. However, allowances will be made for local traffic. Detour routes will be posted. Drivers are asked to avoid... more »
  • US 190 - Pointe Coupee Parish - Lane Closure

    July 16, 2010 9:54 AM

    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 »
  • Blanchard Road Closure

    July 12, 2010 2:59 PM

    Blanchard Road at US 90 approximately 1 mile east of La. 83 will be closed from Thursday, July 15, 2010, at 6:00 a.m. until Friday, July 16, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. to install drainage structures. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction... more »
  • Interstate Closure Near Mile Marker 115

    June 18, 2010 7:31 PM

    State Police and Henderson Police are working two accidents on the interstate at this hour. One at mile marker 114 and one at mile marker 115, both eastbound. A portion of the interstate is closed and is very slow moving.
  • Morbihan Bridge in Iberia Parish Closure

    June 16, 2010 5:19 PM

    On Monday, June 21, 2010, the Morbihan Bridge in Iberia Parish over Bayou Teche on LA 344 will be closed at 6:30 A.M. to vehicular traffic for bridge modifications. The site will be continuously closed for a period of approximately 3 weeks, weather permitting. A detour will be provided and... more »
  • LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES AMENDS FISHING CLOSURE

    June 8, 2010 2:22 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham announced the following opening to recreational and commercial fishing in portions of inside waters near Cocodrie and south of Dulac, LA and in portions of the territorial seas in Terrebonne and Vermilion parishes effective immediately today, June 7. Inside Waters... more »
  • Vermilion Parish Fishing Closure

    June 2, 2010 7:39 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham announced a closure in a portion of the territorial seas near Freshwater Bayou in Vermilion Parish effective immediately, today, June 2, due to confirmed reports of oil. Territorial Sea Closure All state outside waters extending seaward of... more »
  • New Fishing Closure

    May 31, 2010 5:42 PM

    NOAA has extended the northern boundary of the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico up to the Mississippi federal-state water line and portions of the Alabama federal-state water line – this federal closure does not apply to any state waters. Closing fishing in these areas is a... more »
  • Oil Reaches Acadiana, Another Fishing Area Closed

    May 18, 2010 5:23 PM

    The Louisiana departments of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced today the closure of recreational and commercial fishing activities, and oyster harvesting near Marsh Island (Iberia Parish) and in harvesting bed Area 28 due to confirmed reports of oil associated with the BP oil spill in... more »
  • New Iberia Road Closure

    May 18, 2010 11:54 AM

    Twenty Arpent Road will be closed from Ann Street to Lee Street Thursday, May 20 through Friday, May 21 as drainage work is done. Once that work is completed, Twenty Arpent will be closed from Lee St. to Schlester Way for five days. Drivers are asked to use caution through... more »
  • Fishing Closure Due to Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    May 10, 2010 2:47 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Announces Further Recreational and Commercial Fishing Closure due to Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced today it will be closing recreational and commercial fishing in further areas of state waters as a precautionary response to the oil... more »
  • Oil Could Force Closure Of The LA Offshore Oil Port

    May 7, 2010 2:54 PM

    VENICE, La. (AP) - Oil gushing from a blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico could force closure of the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port next week, authorities said Friday. The port, known as LOOP, is a platform off the Louisiana coast about 80 miles southwest of New... more »
  • Melville Ferry Temporary Closure For Repairs

    March 12, 2010 12:42 PM

    The Melville Ferry on La. 10 will be temporarily out of service for repairs for approximately three week beginning March 22, 2010. The alternate routes eastbound will be at the intersection of La. 10 and La. 105 to travel south on La. 105 to US-190 then east on US-190 to... more »
  • Tony Tramel Announces Simcoe Street Closure For Repairs

    March 3, 2010 11:24 AM

    Tony Tramel, Director of the Traffic and Transportation Department, announced today that East Simcoe Street between Louisiana Avenue and Ninth Streeet is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at 8:30 AM and will remain closed tentatively until Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 5:00 PM. The contractor... more »
  • Lane Closure: I-10 West Bound

    February 23, 2010 11:33 AM

    Tuesday, February 23, 2010, I-10 West Bound Right Lane at Mile Post 62 will be closed from 8:00 A.M. until 12:00 Noon. Then the West Bound Left Lane will be closed from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 P.M. at Mile Post 62.
  • Road Closure: Opelousas derailment cleanup

    February 17, 2010 11:36 AM

    Beginning Thursday, February 18, 2010, LA 749 will be closed for derailment cleanup, approximately 0.3 of a mile North of US 190 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Work is expected to last 2 days daylight hours only, weather permitting. The detour will consist of... more »
  • Vermilion Street Scheduled Closure On Sunday

    December 18, 2009 11:29 AM

    Tony Tramel, Director of the Traffic and Transportation Department, announces the closure of the 200 block of Vermilion Street as well as the intersection of Vermilion and Jefferson Streets. The closure will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday December 20, 2009. Regular traffic flow with begin at 5 p.m. that evening.
  • Acadian Village Cancellations Impact Non-Profit

    December 15, 2009 3:54 PM

    Noel Acadien au Village was cancelled Tuesday for the sixth time in the past ten days due to rain conditions. Not only is it disappointing for the volunteers and visitors, but also for a local non-profit. The Village is the major fundraiser for LARC, an organizaton which helps those... more »
  • Road Closed: LA 105 St. Landry Parish

    November 9, 2009 12:52 PM

    La 105, approximately 0.7 of a mile south of US 190 in St Landry Parish will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for railroad repair. This closure should last only one day. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution... more »
  • Lane Reduction in Lafayette Parish

    November 9, 2009 8:51 AM

    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 »
  • Evangeline Thruway lane closure

    November 4, 2009 2:01 PM

    The outside and center lanes of US 167 (Evangeline Thruway) southbound approximately 0.5 of a mile south of Willow Street in Lafayette will be closed for railroad repair beginning 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 10, 2009. This closure will allow vehicles 11-feet wide or smaller to... more »
  • I-49 Lane Closure

    September 29, 2009 7:48 AM

    The left lane of I-49 in the northbound direction from I-10 to the Pont Des Mouton exit ramp will be closed for guard rail work. It will close at 8:00 p.m. Friday and should re-open at 6:00 a.m. Saturday

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