Causeway Interchange Phase I and II closure update
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 10:46:00 AM

Causeway Blvd. Interchange
Project Update
January 2011

Phase 1 began April 2009 and will be complete in early 2011.

The new I-10 West to North Causeway off-ramp, which spans over Veterans, was opened to traffic in December 2010. 

The new North Causeway to Veterans off-ramp ground-level is complete and the exit to Veterans is open to traffic via a temporary road.  The bridge portion of this ramp will be complete in February 2011.

Remaining work is scheduled for completion in late March and includes concrete paving under the new bridges, concrete barrier rail, pavement striping, traffic signals and roadway lighting.
Phase 2 began in November 2009 and will be complete Summer 2012.

Current work on the on-ramp from South Causeway to I-10 West, which will span over Veterans and Causeway when complete, includes the installation of the steel girders, foundations, concrete caps, curtain walls, and bridge decks.

The new ground level on-ramp from Veterans to I-10 West is partially open to traffic.  The remaining portion will be completed to Veterans following completion of the overhead steel girders. 

The new I-10 East on-ramp from Veterans, which will span over I-10 when complete just finished foundations work the next step is concrete caps, curtain walls and bridge decks.

The new South Causeway to I-10 East on-ramp, which will span over Causeway and join I-10 east in the median just finished foundations work the next step is concrete caps, curtain walls and bridge decks.


Temporary entrance to I-10 West has been open at the intersection of Severn and the North I-10 Service Rd.  The entrance is intended for Veterans traffic headed to I-10 West.  South Causeway traffic should continue using the existing on-ramp.

The North I-10 Service Rd. just east of Causeway remains closed at 27th street.

Ground level South Causeway is reduced to one lane.

Frequent daily lane closures on mainline North and South Causeway.

Complete closures of Causeway Blvd. and other ramps on nights and weekends throughout January and February.

All above mentioned work schedules are subject to change due to adverse weather. Please see public notices for exact times, dates and cancellations.

For additional questions or comments contact DOTD’s Customer Service Center at 1-877-4LA-DOTD (1-877-452-3683) or e-mail at The center is open 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can also visit the project’s Web page by going to and clicking on “Projects” from the Programs & Projects section of the main menu on the left-hand side of the page and selecting the “Causeway Boulevard Interchange link.”