UPDATE - REOPENED: I-220 Eastbound at LA 3 (Benton Road), Bossier Parish
Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:07:19 AM

UPDATE - REOPENED: I-220 Eastbound at LA 3 (Benton Road), Bossier Parish

UPDATE: All lanes of I-220 eastbound have been REOPENED.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that all lanes of I-220 eastbound between LA 3 (Benton Road) and LA 3105 (Airline Drive) in Bossier City are closed due to an incident that occurred early Friday morning (January 17, 2020) and the subsequent law enforcement investigation.

Bossier City Police are on scene conducting their investigation, requiring a closure of the eastbound lanes of the interstate in this area.

Motorists are strongly advised to avoid this area and use an alternate route. It is not clear at this time when the interstate will be reopened.

I-220 westbound is not affected and remains open at this time.

For information regarding the investigation, please contact the Bossier City Police Department.

Safety Reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the area and be on the lookout for law enforcement officers on scene.

Call 511 or visit www.511la.org for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402