DOTD announces weekend lane closures at I-10, Bonnet Carre’ Spillway for bridge inspection
Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 2:51:18 PM
Contact: Bambi Hall

ST. CHARLES PARISH, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces it will close the right eastbound lane of Interstate 10, the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway, this weekend on Saturday and Sunday – November 19 and 20, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., for bridge inspection.

Motorists should expect delays during the closure. The suggested alternate routes are U.S 61 (Airline Highway) or Lake Pontchartrain Causeway.

All inspection activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when traveling through work zone areas and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment. Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking or biking near an active work zone.

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 Web site at Additionally, real-time around-the-clock New Orleans traffic updates can be accessed via Twitter @NOLA_Traffic.