DOTD announces replacement of pavement markers on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 3:00:01 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. - Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced that on Saturday, February 1, and Sunday, February 2, Interstate 10 will have alternating lane closures on the Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge. This work will allow crews to replace raised pavement markers that were damaged as a result of recent winter weather conditions.

Work is estimated to take place in both directions from 11 a.m. until midnight.

Additionally, in preparation for this work, a moving operation to remove salt and sand will take place starting tonight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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 about 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 smartphone application can be downloaded on any iPhone or Android device by visiting either the iTunes App Store, or Google Play.