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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 »
  • New Orleans Man Killed in 3 Vehicle Crash on I-10

    September 6, 2014 1:42 PM

    Gramercy - Shortly after 1:30 am on September 6, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a three vehicle fatal crash that occurred on I-10 near LA Hwy 641 in St. James Parish. The crash took the life of 56 year old Kenneth C. Nolting of New... more »
  • 2 found dead on I-10 in New Orleans

    August 9, 2014 1:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Homicide Detectives in New Orleans are investigating the fatal shooting of two men on Interstate 10. Police say the killings are believed to have occurred around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in eastern New Orleans. Officers responding to a call about shots fired on the interstate found two... more »
  • Power line work to briefly close I-10 on Sunday

    April 4, 2014 5:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Power provider Entergy New Orleans says Interstate 10 will be closed at its junction with Interstate 610 for about 30 minutes on Sunday, and traffic will be restricted all that morning so crews can replace overhead electrical lines. The company says the complete closure will be... more »
  • Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-10 at Louisiana Avenue

    March 7, 2014 9:47 AM

    A two vehicle crash shut down I-10 just after 11 p.m. late Thursday night. Lafayette Police responded to the crash near mile marker 103 in the west bound lane. Police say the driver of the 18 wheeler felt an impact to the rear of his trailer, and pulled over to... more »
  • I-10 lane closures set for Acadiana over weekend

    October 25, 2013 8:25 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The state Department of Transportation and Development says there will be intermittent lane closures on Interstate 10 in Acadia, Lafayette and St. Martin parishes on Saturday and Sunday to allow for pavement sampling. The closures, which will impact eastbound and westbound lanes, will take place from... more »
  • Man found fatally shot in car on I-10

    May 23, 2013 8:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting on Interstate 10. Police say a man's body with multiple gunshot wounds was found inside a car Thursday morning near the I-10-U.S. Highway 90 split. Police have not identified the victim or released a motive for the slaying.
  • I-10 Westbound Re-opened

    November 14, 2012 5:18 AM

    All is cleared after a multi vehicle crash shut down I-10 westbound for hours. Early Wednesday morning, an accident including an 18-wheeler and other vehicles caused I -10 westbound at mile marker 102 to be closed. There are no major injuries to report..
  • Fire at abandoned New Orleans hotel closes I-10

    July 6, 2012 7:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A fire on the top levels of an abandoned New Orleans hotel sent smoke blowing across Interstate 10. Police shut down the highway in both directions Thursday night as about 50 firefighters battled the fire at the old hotel, which has been slated for demolition. The... more »
  • I-10 traffic stop nets cocaine, 1 arrest

    May 8, 2012 9:29 AM

    GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) - Iberville Parish sheriff deputies have arrested a 41-year-old Houston man and booked him with possession of more than 33 pounds of cocaine. Sheriff Brent Allain tells The Advocate deputies were conducting a traffic stops Thursday near Grosse Tete along Interstate 10 when they pulled over... more »
  • Night Work on I-10 from Butte LaRose to Whiskey bay on Wednesday

    April 23, 2012 10:30 AM

    Night work will begin on I-10 from exit 121, near Butte LaRose, and exit 127 Whiskey bay. There will be overhead sign construction on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 through Friday, April 27, 2012. One lane will be closed on both the eastbound and westbound side of the highway. Construction will... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in I-10 crash in Metairie

    April 2, 2012 8:45 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - State police say a 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed in an accident on Interstate 10 in Metairie. Trooper Evan Harrell tells The Times-Picayune Nicholas Miller of Jefferson was killed shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday on eastbound I-10 near the Bonnabel Boulevard exit. Harrell said Miller tried to... more »
  • UPDATE: I-10 Opens Following Morning Crash

    March 8, 2012 11:54 PM

    LA State Police Troop I report that all westbound lanes of I-10 are open at milepost 68. Police opened up both lanes on the interstate around 10:15 pm Thursday night, following an early morning crash.
  • Welsh Council Turns Down Police's Request for More Patrols on I-10

    March 7, 2012 7:26 PM

    A controversial interstate patrol program is under review in Welsh. It's called the Traffic Enforcement Detail (TED), and has the potential to generate hundreds of thousand of dollars for the small town. But Welsh officials are hesitant to move full speed ahead with the program. A few years ago... more »
  • Louisiana down the road: DOTD reviews projects

    February 8, 2012 11:07 PM

    "There is not more being done with less," St. Landry Parish President Bill Fontenot said about state highways. "We need to have full disclosure with the public that we need more resources for transportation." Bill Fontenot is a former DOTD District Engineer and now, the St. Landry Parish President.... more »
  • Caught on Camera: Dramatic Moments Before Wrong-Way Wreck on I-10

    January 25, 2012 12:29 AM

    Luckily no major injuries to report in an afternoon crash along I-10 east in Acadia Parish, which involved a wrong-way driver and several tractor-trailers. The dramatic moments leading up to the crash were caught on camera by a passing motorist. Danny Leblanc was headed to Houston from New Orleans.... more »
  • I-10 now open going to New Orleans

    December 16, 2011 4:19 PM

    Department Of Transportation and Devolpment: All lanes are now open on I-10 East at I-610 and I-10 West at Airline. Congestion from the incident at Metairie Rd./City Park has reached Causeway on I-10E, St. Bernard on I-10W, and St. Charles on US 90B east. Look a little further down on... more »
  • State to Restripe I-10 Bridge Exit

    September 9, 2011 8:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials say workers next week will revamp a controversial exit route off the new Mississippi River Bridge. The current setup requires westbound traffic on the bridge headed for La. 1 to use the right "exit only" lane. The change will return traffic patterns to... more »
  • UPDATE: I-10 is Re-Opened

    August 1, 2011 12:43 AM

    I-10 Eastbound is re-opened after an accident partially shut it down near mile marker 98 in Scott. The accident happened around 10:30 Sunday evening, and traffic was diverted off I-10 at exit 97 to the frontage road. It's unclear if there are any injuries at this time and... more »
  • Several Accidents on I-10

    July 24, 2011 3:19 PM

    Traffic is slow moving on I-10 outside of Baton Rouge due to several accidents over the past two hours. The Iberville Police Department is working an accident on the Grosse Tete overpass. According to the Louisiana State Police Troop A, they are clearing up an accident near mile-marker 145... more »
  • UPDATE: I-10 Fatal Accident

    June 19, 2011 12:30 PM

    One person is dead after a two vehicle crash on I-10 Saturday night. The accident happened near the I-10, I-49 interchange at exit 103-A around 11:00. Investigators say a vehicle was traveling west bound on I-10 and lost control, crossed the median, and struck a jeep on I-10 Eastbound... more »
  • Troopers find almost 20 pounds of cocaine on I-10

    June 9, 2011 10:15 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - State police stopped a van for a traffic violation near Jennings, and confiscated almost 20 pounds of cocaine while arresting two Clearwater, Fla. men. According to a news release, troopers pulled the van over Tuesday on Interstate 10 and a drug-sniffing dog alerted them to the... more »
  • 3 arrested, 1 at large in deadly I-10 shooting

    January 13, 2011 9:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Authorities have arrested three suspects and are searching for a fourth in a deadly drive-by shooting on a New Orleans interstate. Police said two of the suspects, 20-year-old Dale Elmore and 22-year-old Seyuntray Noel, were arrested Thursday, while 22-year-old Jamal Harris was arrested Wednesday. All three... more »
  • I-10 reopened after a major vehicle crash this morning

    November 17, 2010 7:15 AM

    The roadway is reopened after an accident happened along I-10 in Duson early this morning. Around 3:00 this morning a vehicle flipped several times. It is still unknown at this time who was involved and the extent of the injuries.
  • I-10 Road Work Begins Tonight at Duson Exit

    October 26, 2010 2:05 PM

    I-10 at Mile Post 92 (Duson Exit) will be closed to install lighting on the overpass, as follows weather permitting: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 8:00 P.M. - 4:00 A.M. ONE LANE AT A TIME West Bound I-10 Wednesday, October 27, 2010 8:00 P.M. - 4:00 A.M. ONE LANE... more »
  • I-10 Road Work Set for Tues.-Thurs. at Duson Exit

    October 25, 2010 11:52 AM

    I-10 at Mile Post 92 (Duson Exit) will be closed to install lighting on the overpass, as follows weather permitting: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 8:00 P.M. - 4:00 A.M. ONE LANE AT A TIME West Bound I-10 Wednesday, October 27, 2010 8:00 P.M. - 4:00 A.M. ONE LANE... more »
  • I-10 Road Work Set for Tuesday

    October 21, 2010 5:57 PM

    Tuesday October 26, 2010, WB Right Lane of I-10 at MP 59.5 (Roanoke) will be closed from 8AM until noon. EB Right Lane at MP 47.8 (Lacassine) will be closed from noon until 4PM for guard rail repairs.
  • New Orleans to study raising downtown interstate

    October 20, 2010 9:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans got $2 million in federal money Wednesday to look at tearing down an elevated section of Interstate 10 that runs past the French Quarter that's been blamed for ruining one of the city's most important black neighborhoods when it was built in the 1960s.... more »
  • Sulphur Man Dies as Result of I-10 Accident

    September 27, 2010 7:53 AM

    SULPHUR, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old Sulphur man died in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 10. The accident happened at around 2:40 a.m. Sunday. Investigators say Ethen Kelley was traveling west on I-10 in Sulphur when he lost control of his vehicle, which flipped several times. Police say... more »
  • I-10 in SE Texas could be closed until Tuesday

    August 30, 2010 9:37 PM

    HAMSHIRE, Texas (AP) - A stretch of Interstate 10 in southeast Texas will be closed until at least Wednesday after a wreck caused a tanker truck to spill a hazardous chemical and left the driver hurt. Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange (TEE'-luh manj) on Monday said I-10... more »
  • ID Released for Pedestrian Hit on I-10

    August 30, 2010 5:59 PM

    On the evening of Sunday August 29, 2010 at approximately 10:36pm, officers with Lafayette Police Department responded to a major vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. The location of the crash was on Westbound Interstate 10, near the intersection of University Avenue. The vehicle involved was traveling westbound on Interstate 10,... more »
  • UPDATE I-10 Near Beaumont Closed Until Weds

    August 30, 2010 5:55 PM

    Early Sunday morning, a major crash involving a Truck Tractor Semi-Trailer and passenger vehicle occurred on Interstate 10 near Hamshire Road in Jefferson County, Texas. The 18-wheeler was transporting the hazardous chemical, Isobutane. The Texas Department of Public Safety and Jefferson County Emergency Management personnel immediately closed both lanes of... more »
  • Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Crash

    August 30, 2010 2:19 PM

    Lafayette Police are investigating an early morning crash on I-10 near Mile Marker 101. Police responded to reports of an accident involving a car and a pedestrian. The pedestrian has not been identified but remains in critical condition. There were no citations issued. The case is currently under investigation. ... more »
  • Chemical Spill Shuts Down I-10, West of Beaumont, TX

    August 29, 2010 11:59 PM

    Acadiana drivers headed west into Texas may want to make alternative travel plans. Interstate 10 is completely shut down near Hamshire, TX, just west of Beaumont. This is all due to a crash involving chemicals. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the closure could last well into... more »
  • Tonight I-10 West Reduced to 1 Lane From Mile Marker 122.5 to 121.5 Between 8 pm and 6 am

    August 24, 2010 4:08 PM

    Interstate 10 will be reduced to one lane in the westbound direction on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge near Butte Larose, in St. Martin Parish for the installation of communications equipment beginning tonight, August 24, 2010. The right lane will be closed between mile marker 122.5 and mile marker 121.5 between... more »
  • DOTD Reminds Motorists Permanent Lane Adjustments to the I-10 Miss. River Bridge

    August 19, 2010 5:21 PM

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) reminds motorists that permanent lane adjustments to the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge went into effect on Sunday, August 8, at 8 a.m. The lane adjustments have been implemented as part of the ongoing I-10 Mississippi Bridge signing and striping project, and will... more »
  • UPDATE-Holdup attempt ends in suicide on I-10

    August 4, 2010 3:22 PM

    UPDATE-BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - Bay St. Louis police say the man who killed himself on Interstate 10 after an attempted holdup in Louisiana was a Louisiana National Guard soldier assigned to help with the oil spill. Deputy Chief Mike DeNardo identifies him Wednesday as 24-year-old John Paul Loupe... more »
  • Georgia Man Walking on I-10 Struck, Killed in Louisiana

    August 4, 2010 9:25 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a 39-year-old Georgia man was killed after being hit by a pickup. State Police Trooper Russell Graham said Walter Ellison Jr., of Rex, Ga., was walking on Interstate 10 shortly after midnight Tuesday when he stepped into the path of an... more »
  • Holdup attempt ends in suicide on I-10

    August 3, 2010 9:34 PM

    SLIDELL, La. (AP) - Slidell police say a 24-year-old man apparently shot and killed himself on Interstate 10 in Mississippi after trying to hold up a fast-food restaurant in Slidell. Capt. Kevin Foltz says the man's name is being withheld until his family is notified. Foltz says the man ordered... more »
  • I-10 At Mile Marker 92 Westbound Reduced To One Lane Thursday

    July 13, 2010 12:38 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 »
  • Vehicle Accident Leaves Two Dead

    May 24, 2010 7:27 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A single vehicle accident on I-10 has left two passengers dead. State police say the accident happened at around 4 p.m. Sunday just west of Jennings. Troopers say 26-year-old Steven P. Rider of Jennings was traveling west on the north I-10 service road when he lost... more »
  • I-10 E Between Rayne and Duson Re-Opened

    May 18, 2010 11:19 PM

    More than 18 hours after it was closed, State Police tell KATC I-10 E between Rayne and Duson has re-opened. The highway was closed this morning when an 18 wheeler turned on it's side near mile marker 90, spilling a chemical called ethyleneamine, which required haz-mat teams to come in... more »
  • Lafayette's Growth in the 1900s

    May 18, 2010 6:38 PM

    In the early 1900s Lafayette had a population of about 6,000, but it didn’t take long for that number to rapidly grow. One of the first population spikes came after "the people voted to build their own water and electric plant,” Kaliste Saloom Jr., a former Lafayette judge,... more »
  • I-10 Lanes Reduced In Acadia Parish On Wednesday

    March 12, 2010 3:46 PM

    I-10 will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound direction on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, and in the westbound direction on Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the LA 1111 Interchange, mile marker 82, to install electrical conduit on the overpass for the Interchange Lighting Project at this location. Work... more »
  • Second Victim Dies After Wednesday's Accident On I-10

    February 25, 2010 1:37 PM

    Passenger Succumbs to Injuries Yesterday, troopers learned that one of the passengers in Brennen Sonnier's vehicle succumbed to injuries he sustained in the February 23 crash on I-10. Seventeen year old Aaron Richard of Branch was pronounced dead at 3:15 p.m. yesterday by a physician at Our Lady of... more »
  • Road Closed: I-10, I-49, LA 182, US 190

    October 20, 2009 8:38 AM

    LA 182, or Union Street, will be closed 4 miles north of its intersection with US 190 in Opelousas for railroad repairs. Work should last from 8 until 5 today (Tuesday, October 20). The left lane of I-49 in the southbound direction from I-10 to a half mile south of... more »
  • Coulee Creates Dangerous Conditions

    October 13, 2009 11:46 PM

    A coulee in Lafayette Parish is causing properties to shift even sink, creating dangerous conditions for some residents. The coulee in question is Coulee Bend. It runs along I-10 crossing Moss street, moving west past I-49 then north through Acadian Hills Country Club. Little by little, Dorothy Dutile is losing... more »
  • I-10 Lane Reduction at Henderson

    October 6, 2009 7:54 AM

    Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both the eastbound and westbound directions of I-10 at the Henderson exit (MM 115) beginning October 6. Crews will be making repairs to the overpass everynight from 7pm until 7am. Work is expected to last for the next 10 days.
  • I-49 Southbound Closed on Wednesday

    September 29, 2009 1:03 PM

    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 »
  • Rayne Man Killed in Crash

    September 29, 2009 12:37 PM

    One person was killed in a Monday afternoon crash when the vehicle he was driving ran off Interstate 10 west of Jennings and flipped several times. Killed was Michael McCommons Jr, 27, from Rayne. McCommons was not wearing a seatbelt when the vehicle he was driving ran off the roadway... more »
  • High-Speed Chase Reenactment Being Filmed on the Atchafalaya Swamp Expressway

    September 21, 2009 2:16 PM

    3D Cam Productions announces its latest project, a documentary entitled No One Knows the Son, based on the book by Lafayette author, James Cobb. Filming began on August 31, 2009, in Lafayette, Louisiana. This independent film will follow James Cobb as he travels the Gulf Coast, serving as a motivational... more »

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