DOTD announces latest road conditions throughout Acadiana
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:41:12 PM

LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the latest road conditions throughout the Acadiana region.

DOTD continues to stress to motorists to stay off the roads whenever possible. Interstates, highways and even surface streets continue to have ice, and roadway challenges are expected to continue with temperatures forecasted to hover around freezing in many places. Motorists should limit any activity to emergency travel only and use extra caution when driving during these hazardous weather conditions.

The following roads are now open throughout the Acadiana region.

Acadia Parish

  • Mermentau Bridge

Vermilion Parish

  • All roads open

The following road closures are still in place throughout the Acadiana region.

Acadia Parish:

  • John N. John overpass on LA 13 in Crowley
  • U.S. 90 Railroad Overpass between Rayne and Crowley

Evangeline Parish:

  • La. 10 (Vidrine Road, from Ville Platte city limits to La. 13
  • La. 1161 (Pine Point Road/ Junkpile Road), from La. 29 to Snook’s Road
  • La. 106 (St. Landry Highway), from U.S. 167 north to the parish line on I-49 north
  • La. 115, from La. 106 to the parish line on I-49 north.

Iberia Parish:

  • Traffic is being detoured to ramps at ALL overpasses
  • Duperior Street Bridge

Lafayette Parish:

  • I-10 from I-49 to St. Martin Parish Line
  • Ambassador Caffery (Railroad Overpass) at US 90
  • La. 733 from Vincent Road to La. 92
  • La. 343 from US 90 to Hanks Road

St. Landry Parish:

  • I-49 reduced to one lane in each direction from U.S. 190 to LA 29

St. Martin Parish:

  • I-10 eastbound from the I-10/I-49 junction to Ramah

St. Mary Parish:

  • Charenton Swing Span Bridge (La. 324)

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, motorists can utilize the new "Way to Geaux" application to receive real-time, around the clock travel alerts. The hands-free, eyes-free "smart phone" application can be downloaded on any iPhone or Android device by visiting either the iTunes App Store, or Google Play.