DOTD reports multiple lane closures due to winter weather salting operations
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 12:13:52 PM

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the following lane closures, in respective parishes, for salting operations. These bridges will operate with one lane open throughout the event.

Motorists are urged to stay off the roads whenever possible and use extra caution if traveling during hazardous weather conditions.

Orleans Parish

  • U.S. 90 (Danziger Bridge)
  • La. 39 (Judge Seeber/Claiborne Avenue Bridge)
  • Ted Hickey (Seabrook/Leon C. Simon Bridge)

Orleans/Plaquemines Parishes

  • La. 23 (Judge Perez/Belle Chasse Bridge)

Orleans/St. Charles Parishes

  • I-310 (Luling/Hale Boggs Bridge)

DOTD will advise when these lanes reopen.

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

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