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State Police working crash on I-49 Northbound near Bayou Boeuf, all lanes closed

I-49 closed in Rapides parish due to ice and snow
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Posted at 10:23 AM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 11:37:59-05

State Police say they are currently working a crash on I-49 Northbound near Bayou Boeuf.

Troop E says that all lanes are currently blocked at milepost 40.

DOTD is detouring traffic onto LA Highway 29 to Bunkie.

State Police have also advised that I-49 from LA-181 northbound near Cheneyville to Rapides Station Road is closed.

The closure is due to hazardous driving conditions due to snow and ice accumulations on the roadway.

State Police ask drivers to visit the website for roadway conditions and closures.

Several roadways in North and Central Louisiana remained impassable on Thursday following this weeks winter weather.

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