Lane closure: I-10 WB from MM 7 to MM 8.5 (Exit 8) – Calcasieu Parish
Friday, February 16, 2024 at 2:40:15 PM
Calcasieu Parish – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the right lane of Interstate 10 Westbound from Mile Marker 7 to Mile Marker 8.5 (Exit 8) will be closed, starting 9 a.m. Sunday, February 18, 2024, until 9 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

This will be a continuous closure.

Alternate routes:
Motorists can exit onto LA 27 going north, turn left onto US 90 going west, turn left on LA 3063 in Vinton and use the on-ramp to re-enter I-10 WB.

The closure is necessary for crews to construct a temporary detour.

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.