I-10 eastbound near New Orleans open for cars, closed to truck traffic
Published 11:33 am Friday, September 24, 2021
Trucks traveling I-10 eastbound to New Orleans are advised to take I-12 either in Baton Rouge or at I-55 north in LaPlace. All through traffic is advised not to use US 61 because of the need for Hurricane Ida response. The bridge is still being evaluated for truck load weights and will be posted accordingly once safe weights are established.
Currently, there is no timeline on when the lane will be reopened for truck traffic.
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511 ). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at www.511la.org or by downloading the Louisiana 511 app.
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