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Bonnet Carre Spillway to close Sunday for work following helicopter crash

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Posted at 3:47 PM, Dec 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-17 18:03:59-05

The Bonnet Carre Spillway is tentatively scheduled to be closed in both directions on Sunday, December 19, 2021.

The closure will be from noon until 5:00 p.m. to allow Entergy to reinstall overhead transmission lines following Tuesday’s fatal helicopter crash.

Louisiana State Police as well as DOTD will have personnel along the closure points.


I-10 East traffic should detour to US 61 South near Gramercy to I-310 North to reenter I-10 East.

I-10 West traffic should detour to I-310 South to US 61 North to US 51 North to reenter I-10 West.

Click the link for detour routes as well as additional information

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