DOTD announces I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge open to traffic
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 6:26:09 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the Interstate 10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, between Lafayette and Baton Rouge, is now open to traffic.
Motorists are advised to use extra caution when driving during hazardous weather conditions.
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.