DOTD announces closure of the Twin Spans Bridge for emergency repair
Friday, November 13, 2015 at 4:43:12 PM
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the closure of the westbound Interstate 10 Twin Spans Bridge for emergency repair on Saturday, November 14, 2015, from 6:30 a.m. until noon.

The work will require a double right-lane closure on the westbound Twin Spans, near mile marker 257, for a sign truss removal. There will be at least one 20-minute full closure of I-10 West at the work site.

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

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