DOTD reports multiple closures due to inclement weather
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 9:19:54 PM




NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the following roadway closures in respective parishes. Motorists are urged to stay off the roads whenever possible and use extra caution if traveling during hazardous weather conditions.

As a reminder, the Lower Algiers to Chalmette ferry remains out of service.


Orleans Parish

·         I-10 Twin Span Bridge (two lanes only, westbound; alternate route is U.S. 90)

·         I-310/Airline Interchange ramps

·         I-510 Bridge across the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, between U.S. 90 and St. Bernard Parish line

·         Crescent City Connection Bridge/U.S. 90 B HOV lanes

·         Danziger Bridge/U.S. 90

·         Judge Seeber/Claiborne Avenue Bridge on La. 39

·         Ted Hickey/Seabrook Bridge on Leon C. Simon


Orleans/Plaquemines Parishes

·         La. 407/Lower Coast Algiers Bridge across Intracoastal Waterway


Orleans/St. Tammany Parishes

·         U.S. Highway 11 Bridge across Lake Pontchartrain 


Jefferson/Orleans Parishes


·         Huey P. Long Bridge/U.S. 90


Terrebonne Parish

·         La. 315/Bayou Du Large Bridge

·         U.S. 90, Amelia, La. (western Terrebonne Parish line) to La. 311


DOTD is working with local law enforcement and will advise when these roadways reopen.


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