UPDATE - REOPENED: I-20 westbound near Gibsland, Bienville Parish
Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 7:04:44 AM

UPDATE - REOPENED: I-20 westbound near Gibsland, Bienville Parish

UPDATE (12/30/2020): Motorists are advised that I-20 westbound near Gibsland in Bienville Parish has been REOPENED. Please travel safely.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that I-20 westbound near the LA 154 interchange at Gibsland (Exit 61) in Bienville Parish remains closed following a crash involving an 18-wheeler that occurred early on Tuesday, December 29, 2020.

Crews are still on scene working to clear the area in order to reopen the interstate. DOTD will issue a notification when I-20 westbound has been reopened.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution through the area, and be aware that there may be some travel delays.

Alternate route: I-20 westbound traffic is being detoured to US 80 via LA 154 (Exit 61 Gibsland Athens).

Restrictions/Permits: N/A

Safety reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Additional information:

Call 511, visit www.511la.org, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app 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 wwwsp.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.