Nighttime closures: I-10 WB (MM 47 to Exit 44) and US 165 NB & SB at I-10 – Calcasieu Parish
Monday, February 12, 2024 at 3:38:19 PM
Calcasieu Parish – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the following closures.

  • The right lane of Interstate 10 Westbound from Mile Marker 47 to Exit 44 will be closed from 7 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2024, until 5 a.m. Friday, February 23, 2024.
  • US 165 Northbound and Southbound at Interstate 10 will have a full closure from 9 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2024, until 6 a.m. Friday, February 23, 2024.

Detour routes:

US 165 NB:
  • Detour US 165 Northbound by heading east onto I-10 South Frontage Road, then north onto LA 101, then north onto US 165.
  • Detour I-10 Westbound by traveling west onto LA 3258, then north onto LA 383, then west onto I-10 Westbound on ramp at LA 383.
US 165 SB:
  • Detour west onto LA 101, then south onto LA 383, then east onto LA 3258, then south onto US 165.
  • The I-10 Westbound on ramp will remain open to US 165 Southbound traffic.

The closure is necessary for crews to pour concrete for the new I-10 Westbound bridge.

Safety reminder:
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.
Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Additional information:
Call 511, visit, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.