Senator Ted Hickey/Seabrook Bridge closed throughout January
Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 9:17:27 AM
New Orleans, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that the Senator Ted Hickey/Seabrook Bridge over the Industrial Canal will be closed throughout the remainder of January. All eastbound and westbound lanes will be fully closed so that crews can make mechanical repairs to the bridge. The bridge is anticipated to reopen to traffic on January 30, weather permitting.

Motorists are encouraged to use U.S. 90 (Danziger Bridge) along Chef Menteur Highway or Interstate 10 (High Rise Bridge) to cross the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal.

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions by going to You can also download the app to your smartphone or use the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from your telephone and saying the route or region where you 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