NOW OPEN: DOTD announces lane closure on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge for emergency repair
Friday, April 28, 2023 at 10:56:03 AM
UPDATE: The right lane and shoulder of I-10 eastbound on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge at mile marker 121.2 (near Lake Pelba) are now OPEN to traffic.

ST. MARTIN, La. - DOTD announces that the outside right lane and shoulder of I-10 eastbound, on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge at mile marker 121.2 (near Lake Pelba), will be closed to motorists on Friday, April 28, to allow crews to conduct an emergency bridge repair.

The closure is anticipated to take place from 6 a.m. until 3 p.m.

This closure will result in traffic delays. Motorists are encouraged to utilize an alternate route.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

DOTD has the following resources in place to assist motorists.

  • MyDOTD: Motorists can receive information on local projects, lane and road closures, and other DOTD activity by signing up for MyDOTD at
  • 511 Traveler Information: Travelers can also find information regarding road closures and traffic by visiting or by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).