2 lanes on I-110 closed indefinitely after fire

Published 12:55 pm Thursday, July 27, 2023

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BATON ROUGE – The right two lanes on I-110 north at the Convention St. exit (IB) in Baton Rouge are closed indefinitely because of a vehicle fire this morning. Department of Transportation and Development officials announced that the elevated highway will remain closed in this location for further inspection.

There currently is no timeframe for when the lanes will reopen. Bridge inspectors will be conducting an in-depth inspection on all aspects of the elevated highway beginning this afternoon.

DOTD advises motorists to use the 511la app, 511la.org, Waze, or Google maps to plan routes as there will be unusually high congestion in this location until the lanes are open.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please let us know how we may better serve you: Customer Service Survey.