DOTD Announcements


Press Releases

 
10/30/2014 Baronne Street will be reconfigured to include one bike lane
10/30/2014 Baronne Street will be reconfigured to include one bike lane
10/28/2014 REMINDER: DOTD announces Preliminary Highway Program public hearing schedule for fiscal year 2015-2016
10/9/2014 DOTD announces Des Allemands Bridge reopening to vehicular traffic
10/9/2014 DOTD receives $41.4 million in additional federal highway funding
10/8/2014 Special Announcement: New DBE Program modifications to take effect Nov. 3
10/8/2014 DOTD announces short-list for U.S. 90/La. 318 interchange design-build project
10/8/2014 DOTD receives $41.4 million in additional federal highway funding
10/6/2014 Various Roadways - Acadiana area - Striping Operations
10/1/2014 DOTD announces full operation of traffic signal at Kaliste Saloom/East Broussard Road intersection
10/1/2014 DOTD announces start of application period for Federal Transit Administration grant funding
9/26/2014 DOTD announces temporary closure of Butte LaRose boat landing in St. Martin Parish
9/19/2014 UPDATE: DOTD announces emergency closure of Slidell Welcome Center
8/15/2014 Lane closure planned for U.S. 90 in Broussard Go To Project Page
7/11/2014 UPDATE: DOTD announces closure of Empire Locks for emergency repair
7/10/2014 DOTD announces temporary closure of Des Allemands Bridge to vehicular traffic
7/9/2014 DOTD’s Paths to Progress announces temporary Fontainebleau Drive Closure
7/8/2014 DOTD announces temporary closure of Ostrica Locks in Plaquemines Parish
5/28/2014 DOTD issues severe weather travel advisory
5/20/2014 Public meeting will discuss proposed alternatives for Interstate 12 improvements in Denham Springs Go To Project Page
5/2/2014 DOTD completes construction on La. 511 Go To Project Page
4/17/2014 DOTD accepting student applications for Engineering Summer Program
4/15/2014 DOTD issues Easter holiday travel advisory
4/11/2014 DOTD announces completion of frontage road project in New Iberia as part of I-49 South project Go To Project Page
3/24/2014 DOTD announces boat launch at Grand Prairie Rest Area now open; rest area and restroom facilities remain closed
3/19/2014 DOTD continues to encourage public to “Pick the Paint” Go To Project Page
3/18/2014 DOTD preparing for Arkansas Road widening Go To Project Page
3/17/2014 DOTD updates traffic cameras, 511la.org
3/14/2014 District 04 Pavement Markings Replacements II
3/10/2014 DOTD announces lane reduction on I-10 and closure of I-49 off-ramp
3/10/2014 DOTD, LDWF, Iberville Parish partner for pedestrian service across Intracoastal Canal in Iberville Parish
3/7/2014 DOTD begins work on I-12 widening project in Livingston Parish Go To Project Page
2/27/2014 DOTD issues travel advisory for Mardi Gras holidays
2/11/2014 I-49 North in Shreveport in process of closing due to winter weather
2/11/2014 DOTD reports Chalmette Ferry service temporarily suspended
2/10/2014 DOTD prepares for wintery, icy road conditions; urges citizens not to drive and use 511 for up-to-date information on road closures
2/10/2014 DOTD prepares for wintery, icy road conditions; urges citizens not to drive and use 511 for up-to-date information on road closures
2/7/2014 DOTD announces closure of Belle Chasse Bridge
2/7/2014 DOTD announces closure of HOV lanes for filming
2/7/2014 DOTD responding to wintery mix in north Louisiana; motorists to use caution
2/7/2014 DOTD continues work on replacement of pavement markers on I-10
2/6/2014 DOTD announces closure of Judge Seeber (Claiborne Ave.) Bridge for repairs Go To Project Page
2/6/2014 HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITION ADVISORY DUE TO FORECASTED POTENTIAL FOR SNOW AND ICE
2/3/2014 Update: East 70th Street Widening Project
1/31/2014 DOTD advises motorists to rinse vehicles
1/31/2014 DOTD announces replacement of pavement markers on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge
1/30/2014 DOTD closes Kentwood Welcome Center due to low water pressure brought on by winter weather conditions
1/30/2014 DOTD announces reopening of remaining state route closures due to icy weather conditions
1/30/2014 DOTD reopens I-110 in Baton Rouge
1/30/2014 Interstate 10 open across Louisiana
1/30/2014 DOTD announces I-10 Twin Span Bridge reopened
1/29/2014 Current statewide road closures due to winter weather event
1/29/2014 DOTD announces closure on U.S. 71 in St. Landry Parish for train car recovery
1/29/2014 DOTD prepares for another night of hard freeze; roadway closures possible
1/29/2014 DOTD announces remaining closures in Hammond area
1/29/2014 DOTD announces multiple route reopenings; ferry service resumes tomorrow
1/29/2014 DOTD announces I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge open to traffic
1/29/2014 DOTD reopens major sections of I-10 and I-12
1/29/2014 DOTD set to reopen I-12 from Tangipahoa Parish to Baton Rouge
1/29/2014 DOTD reopens I-12 westbound in Baton Rouge between O’Neal Lane and U.S. 61 (Airline Highway)
1/29/2014 DOTD announces I-10 westbound open to traffic from Henderson to I-49
1/29/2014 DOTD announces latest road conditions throughout Acadiana
1/29/2014 DOTD announces I-210 open to traffic Go To Project Page
1/29/2014 DOTD announces multiple closures in Greater New Orleans area
1/29/2014 DOTD announces La. 70 Sunshine Bridge is open to traffic
1/29/2014 DOTD announces La. 1 bridge in Leeville is closed
1/29/2014 DOTD announces La. 1 Caminada Bridge in Grand Isle is closed
1/29/2014 DOTD works to keep corridors open; roads remain icy after winter weather, hard freeze
1/29/2014 DOTD announces closure of La. 23 High Rise Bridge at Empire
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closure of La. 82 and La. 3147 in Vermilion Parish
1/28/2014 DOTD announces 4th Street Bridge closed; detour US 90B Service Road via Harvey Tunnel
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closure of I-12 from St. Tammany to East Baton Rouge, U.S. 190 alternate route
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closure of Mississippi River Bridge on U.S. 84 at Vidalia
1/28/2014 UPDATE 2: DOTD announces multiple closures due to severe winter weather
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closures on all overpasses along U.S. 90 in Iberia and St. Mary parishes
1/28/2014 DOTD announces Judge Seeber Bridge closed; St. Claude Bridge alternate route
1/28/2014 UPDATE: I-10, eastbound and westbound from Lafayette to the I-10/I-12/I-59 Interchange in Slidell is closed
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closures in Hammond area due to severe winter weather
1/28/2014 DOTD announces immediate closure of I-10 and I-12 in East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes
1/28/2014 DOTD closes I-10 overpass over La. 22 in Ascension Parish
1/28/2014 DOTD reports Algiers Ferry service suspended due to severe winter weather
1/28/2014 DOTD urges motorists not to drive during winter weather conditions
1/28/2014 DOTD reports Chalmette Ferry service suspended due to severe winter weather
1/28/2014 DOTD reports multiple lane closures due to winter weather salting operations
1/28/2014 DOTD announces Interstate 49 open to traffic in the northbound direction
1/28/2014 DOTD rerouting traffic at La. 675 and La. 88 overpasses on U.S. 90
1/28/2014 DOTD announces the following closures in Acadia Parish
1/28/2014 DOTD announces temporary closure of Interstate 49 in St. Landry, Evangeline and Avoyelles parishes
1/28/2014 Photo Release: Huey P. Long Bridge Salt Convoy
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closure of Interstate 10 in Lafayette and St. Martin parishes
1/28/2014 La. 10 from U.S. 61 to La. 10 Business, including the Audubon Bridge is closed to traffic
1/28/2014 Richard Thompson/La. 8 bridge (Boyce Bridge) in Alexandria closed to traffic
1/27/2014 DOTD announces I-12, Livingston Parish lane closures for freezing weather
1/27/2014 Road closures in Alexandria area beginning at 8 p.m. tonight
1/27/2014 Photo Release: DOTD Crews in New Orleans Prepare for Winter Weather Conditions
1/27/2014 Photo Release: DOTD Crews in Baton Rouge Prepare for Winter Weather Conditions
1/27/2014 DOTD prepares for wintery, unsafe road conditions; urges citizens not to drive and use 511 for up-to-date information on road closures
1/25/2014 Update: Road Updates in St. Landry and Grand Parishes
1/25/2014 Update: Lane Closure on I-10 Westbound at Whiskey Bay Ended
1/25/2014 Update on I-10
1/25/2014 Update on I-510 and Judge Seeber Bridge
1/25/2014 Various Parishes Open All Roads
1/25/2014 Lane Closure on I-10 Westbound at Whiskey Bay
1/25/2014 DOTD announces all closures in New Orleans area now cleared
1/25/2014 Update on Road Status in Various Parishes
1/25/2014 Update on I-10, I-110, I-49, and I-12
1/25/2014 I-10 Eastbound Now Open
1/25/2014 Update: I-10 and I-12
1/25/2014 I-10 East and West Open in Baton Rouge and Lafayette
1/25/2014 DOTD opens roads as crews continue to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions
1/25/2014 DOTD announces most closures due to inclement weather cleared; CCC HOV lanes to reopen
1/25/2014 UPDATE 2: DOTD reports multiple closures due to inclement weather
1/25/2014 UPDATE: DOTD reports multiple closures due to inclement weather
1/24/2014 DOTD reports multiple closures due to inclement weather
1/24/2014 New Orleans Area Roadway and Ferry Closures
1/24/2014 DOTD announces closure of LA 308 for Lafourche Parish construction activity
1/24/2014 DOTD clarifies misinformation on New Orleans area road closures; continues response to winter weather conditions
1/23/2014 HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITION ADVISORY DUE TO POSSIBLE SNOW AND ICE
1/23/2014 DOTD prepared to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions
1/23/2014 US 190: LA 22-Lonesome Road Widening
1/15/2014 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22), St. Tammany Parish, Alternating Lane Closures
1/14/2014 DOTD set to start road preservation project in Lafourche Parish
1/13/2014 DOTD to reopen Kentwood Welcome Center Friday morning
1/13/2014 TxDOT & DOTD kick off Sabine River Bridge project with groundbreaking
1/13/2014 Lane Closures on Interstate 20 in Webster Parish
1/13/2014 Lane Closures on I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge for sweeping operation
1/13/2014 DOTD announces lane closure on U.S. 90
1/10/2014 DOTD announces closure of Judge Seeber (Claiborne Ave.) Bridge to complete repairs
1/10/2014 DOTD announces closures for maintenance on Westbank Expressway
1/10/2014 TxDOT and DOTD kick off Sabine River Bridge project with groundbreaking
1/9/2014 DOTD experiencing technical difficulty at LA 1 Call Center
1/9/2014 DOTD announces vessel swap at Chalmette Ferry route due to mechanical issue
1/9/2014 Governor Jindal highlights $3.4 million road project in St. Martin Parish
1/8/2014 DOTD closes Kentwood Welcome Center
1/7/2014 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) St. Tammany Parish Lane Closure
1/7/2014 Temporary Closure of Kentwood Welcome Center
1/7/2014 US 190 (LA 22 to Lonesome Road) St. Tammany Parish Lane Closure
1/6/2014 DOTD extends deadline for previously purchased ferry tickets
1/6/2014 Year-end review showcases DOTD’s strides to improve Louisiana’s roads and bridges
1/3/2014 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) St. Tammany Parish Lane Closure
1/2/2014 US 190, Livingston Parish
12/30/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) Closures, St. Tammany Parish
12/19/2013 Governor Jindal Announces Completion of I-12 Widening Between Juban Road and Walker
12/19/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22)
12/18/2013 Slidell rest area on I-59 to open during daylight hours beginning Friday, Dec. 20
12/18/2013 I-59 Slidell Rest Area Improvements, St. Tammany Parish
12/17/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) Closures, St. Tammany Parish
12/17/2013 La. 1 near White Castle reopened to traffic
12/10/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) Road Closures
12/10/2013 Louisiana DOTD announces State Farm sponsorship of Motorist Assistance Patrol Program
12/9/2013 LA 36, Deer Run Road - ICG Railroad, Road Closures EB & WB, St. Tammany Parish
12/7/2013 DOTD announces emergency closure of Bayou Blue Pontoon Bridge in Lafourche Parish
12/5/2013 DOTD announces plan for $3.7 billion in cost savings for continued development of I-49 South
12/5/2013 PROJECT UPDATE- US 190: LA 22-Lonesome Road Widening
12/5/2013 US 190: LA 22-Lonesome Road Widening Go To Project Page
12/3/2013 DOTD announces closures for Harvey Tunnel maintenance
12/3/2013 DOTD announces temporary Algiers/Canal Street ferry schedule for bonfire
12/3/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22)
12/3/2013 DOTD announces road preservation project along LA 428/Gen. de Gaulle
12/3/2013 SPN H.000492, US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) EB and WB Lane Closure, St. Tammany Parish
11/18/2013 DOTD increases MAP coverage for Cove Lane Interchange Project