DOTD Announcements

Press Releases

 
11/17/2017 DOTD announces the reopening of Dunnington (LA 443) Bridge in Tangipahoa Parish
11/16/2017 DOTD announces lane closures for I-10 Highrise in New Orleans following fire
11/16/2017 DOTD announces an upcoming Highway Construction Project on US 71 in St. Landry Parish from LA 10 to Avoyelles Parish line
11/15/2017 DOTD announces the start of a Road Construction Project on LA 697 from LA 696 to LA 343 in Vermilion Parish
11/9/2017 DOTD announces reopening of Beaver Creek (LA 10 Bridge) in St. Helena Parish
11/9/2017 November Holiday Travel
11/8/2017 DOTD continues work on LA 10 Beaver Creek Bridge
10/31/2017 DOTD announces upcoming highway construction project at LA 329 (LA 14 to Avery Island Road) in Iberia Parish
10/30/2017 DOTD Secretary Wilson Extends Hurricane Harvey Waiver Order to November 22, 2017
10/27/2017 DOTD announces start of Roundabout Intersection Improvement Project at LA 342 (Ridge Road) and LA 724 (South Fieldspan Road) in Lafayette Parish
10/26/2017 DOTD receives Sterling Agency Award, names UPPCC-certified staff
10/25/2017 DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson announces new members of executive staff
10/18/2017 Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
10/18/2017 DOTD rest area receives architectural award
10/18/2017 FTA Transportation Grant Programs
10/11/2017 DOTD celebrates groundbreaking of Tarbutton Road interchange project in Lincoln Parish
10/11/2017 DOTD receives additional $60 million, applies funds to ready projects
10/9/2017 Annual public ‘Road Show’ set for District 61 (Baton Rouge Region)
10/8/2017 DOTD reinstates toll collections on La. 1 in Leeville
10/8/2017 DOTD reinstates toll collections on La. 1 in Leeville
10/3/2017 Annual public ‘Road Show’ set for District 08 (Central LA Region)
10/2/2017 Annual public ‘Road Show’ set for District 04 (NWLA Region)
10/2/2017 Annual public ‘Road Show’ set for District 05 (NELA Region)
10/2/2017 Annual public ‘Road Show’ set for District 58 (East Central Region)
9/30/2017 TRAFFIC ALERT: St. Landry Parish - U.S. 190 at La. 13
9/28/2017 Gov. Edwards Issues Executive Order to Strengthen Transparency in the Highway Priority Program
9/27/2017 DOTD Secretary Wilson Extends Hurricane Harvey Waiver Order to October 22, 2017
9/27/2017 DOTD Secretary Wilson waives FEMA housing transportation permits
9/27/2017 PRESS CONFERENCE: DOTD announces arrival of MAP Program to Alexandria/Pineville region
9/27/2017 UPDATE: I-10/610 Interchange emergency debris pickup
9/26/2017 DOTD wraps up U.S. 90 Huey P. Long Bridge paint project
9/22/2017 DOTD Secretary Wilson Extends Hurricane Harvey Waiver Order to October 1, 2017
9/22/2017 I-310 St. Charles Parish, Median Cable Barrier Installation – State Project No. H.011925
9/22/2017 DOTD announces Ascension Parish US 61 on-ramp reopening
9/21/2017 PROJECT UPDATE: Work progressing on major I-20 overlay project in Webster Parish
9/16/2017 DOTD announces temporary closure of restrooms at I-10 Atchafalaya Welcome Center
9/14/2017 Apparent Bid Results for the Letting of 9/13/17 at LA DOTD Headquarters
9/8/2017 DOTD encourages work zone awareness for I-10 construction projects in Acadiana Go To Project Page
9/6/2017 DOTD celebrates groundbreaking of major Arkansas Road project in Ouachita Parish
9/3/2017 DOTD announces I-10 westbound open at Louisiana/Texas border
8/31/2017 DOTD deploys resources in response to Harvey
8/28/2017 DOTD reminds motorists to use caution when traveling in inclement weather conditions
8/25/2017 DOTD Sec. Dr. Shawn Wilson issues Secretary Waiver Order ahead of Hurricane Harvey
8/21/2017 SP H.010882: Closure at 4th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project
8/18/2017 DOTD celebrates official opening of new Ouachita River Bridge in Catahoula Parish
8/18/2017 OPEN HOUSE: Tchefuncte River Drawbridge Regulations Proposal
8/18/2017 DOTD encourages travel safety during solar eclipse
8/17/2017 DOTD announces lane closures and weight reduction at LA 3011
8/17/2017 Apparent Bid Results for the Letting of 8/16/17 at LA DOTD Headquarters
8/16/2017 DOTD to hold ribbon cutting ceremony for new Ouachita River Bridge in Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish
8/14/2017 DOTD announces cable barrier installation along I-49 in Caddo, DeSoto Parishes
8/10/2017 DOTD Signs Contract to Widen Interstate-10
8/9/2017 DOTD announces traffic shift on U.S. 90 in Broussard
8/3/2017 LA 311/312: LA 182 to LA 24 – State Project No. H.009660
8/2/2017 DOTD announces emergency closure at Judge Seeber Bridge
7/31/2017 DOTD encourages safe travel as students prepare to go back to school
7/26/2017 DOTD to hold public meeting for I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge project
7/3/2017 OFFICIAL STATEMENT
6/30/2017 PROJECT UPDATE: Church Street Bridge replacement in Natchitoches Parish
6/20/2017 DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely during severe weather
6/15/2017 DOTD to hold public meeting for LA 6 Feasibility Study in Natchitoches Parish
6/13/2017 DOTD announces successful design-build proposer for I-10 expansion in East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes
6/6/2017 PROJECT UPDATE: Progress continues on I-49 North Segment K in Caddo Parish
6/5/2017 DOTD and Bayou Vermilion District announce temporary closure of North Landing boat launch Go To Project Page
6/2/2017 DOTD announces opening of new I-10 Access Road in Acadia Parish
5/24/2017 DOTD to hold public meeting concerning new flashing yellow arrow signals in Ouachita Parish
5/17/2017 DOTD announces new ‘swap meet’ date for GeauxPass users
5/15/2017 It's Time to Build: DOTD announces participation in Infrastructure Week 2017
5/12/2017 Geauxpass Office closing at noon due to AC issues
5/10/2017 DOTD to hold public meeting for Jimmie Davis Bridge project in Bossier Parish
5/3/2017 DOTD and LCG announce temporary lowering of pond water levels on Camellia Boulevard
5/1/2017 Load limit rescinded for southbound lanes of LA 1 Intracoastal Waterway Bridge
4/27/2017 Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment co-chairs release “Transportation Infrastructure Investment Plan” circular
4/25/2017 Project Update: US 71 in Shreveport to receive major roadway improvements
4/21/2017 DOTD provides update on progress of I-49 Inner City Connector in Caddo Parish
4/21/2017 DOTD provides update on progress of I-49 Inner City Connector in Caddo Parish
4/21/2017 I-10 closures planned in Iberville and West Baton Rouge parishes
4/19/2017 Road and lane closures planned for Williams Boulevard (LA 49) at Veterans in Kenner
4/13/2017 I 310 at LA 3127 closed in both directions until further notice
4/13/2017 I-10: Causeway Boulevard-Orleans P/L – State Project No. H.11611
4/7/2017 DOTD celebrates grand opening of Tremont Rest Area, Lincoln Parish
4/5/2017 I-10 Welcome Center in Slidell, LA to reopen as power returns
4/5/2017 DOTD to hold ribbon cutting and grand opening for Tremont Safety Rest Area, Lincoln Parish
4/3/2017 REMINDER: MEDIA ADVISORY
3/31/2017 DOTD news conference set for Work Zone Awareness Week, Shreveport & Monroe Districts
3/31/2017 DOTD District 02 to commemorate Work Zone Awareness Week
3/30/2017 DOTD Posts Lower Load Limit for Vehicles Traveling on the La. 1 Intracoastal Bridge
3/30/2017 DOTD holds news conference at State Capitol to kick off Work Zone Awareness Week
3/29/2017 DOTD celebrates completion of La. 23 improvements project in Plaquemines Parish
3/28/2017 REMINDER: DOTD to host ribbon-cutting for improvements project in Plaquemines Parish
3/23/2017 Jimmie Davis Bridge project moving forward in Caddo & Bossier Parishes
3/21/2017 UPDATE: St. Martin Parish – Temporary Closure of the restroom facilities of the Atchafalaya Welcome Center on I-10 in Butte La Rose (NOW OPEN)
3/17/2017 DOTD holds dedication ceremony for State Rep. Pinkie Wilkerson Memorial Interchange
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3/14/2017 DOTD to hold dedication & sign unveiling for Pinkie Wilkerson Memorial Interchange, Lincoln Parish
3/8/2017 DOTD marks installation of cable barriers on LA 3132 in Caddo Parish Go To Project Page
3/8/2017 DOTD marks installation of cable barriers on LA 3132 in Caddo Parish Go To Project Page
3/6/2017 UPDATE: Revised location for LA 3132 groundbreaking ceremony in Shreveport, Caddo Parish Go To Project Page
3/6/2017 UPDATE: Revised location for LA 3132 groundbreaking ceremony in Shreveport Go To Project Page
3/3/2017 Official Statement
3/3/2017 DOTD to hold groundbreaking ceremony for LA 3132 cable barriers Go To Project Page
3/2/2017 DOTD announces I-610 closure for the Wisner Bridge Overpass Replacement project
3/2/2017 RFI for I-10 Capital Corridor Improvements P3
2/22/2017 Sec. Wilson addresses Police Jury Association of Louisiana Annual Convention
2/17/2017 DOTD salutes Dunbar Award recipients
2/16/2017 Hickory Avenue Overlay: 9th Street – Dock Street – State Project No. H.012387
2/16/2017 DOTD sets more ‘swap meet’ dates for GeauxPass users
2/15/2017 RFI for I-10 Capital Corridor Improvements P3
2/13/2017 DOTD announces plan to re-bid I-210 Bridge project
2/10/2017 Louisiana Receives National Recognition for its Port Construction and Development Priority Program
2/9/2017 DOTD to begin traffic shift on I-49 South project in Jeanerette over weekend Go To Project Page
2/8/2017 Chef Menteur Bridge closed to marine traffic pending emergency repair
2/3/2017 POSTPONED: DOTD to begin traffic shift on I-49 South project in Jeanerette over weekend
2/3/2017 US 11 Bridge closed due to mechanical failure
1/30/2017 Louisiana Takes First Step Toward P3 to Enhance I-10 Capital Corridor
1/27/2017 DOTD announces U.S. 90 westbound traffic shift for I-49 South project in Broussard
1/27/2017 DOTD announces long-awaited project to improve roadway in Northeast Louisiana
1/26/2017 DOTD announces letting of FASTLANE projects in Acadiana region
1/25/2017 Lane closures planned for project at LA 23: Happy Jack to Port Sulphur
1/23/2017 Louisiana Tech Civil Engineering Students Awarded $1000 Scholarships by DOTD
1/23/2017 UNO Civil Engineering Students Awarded $1000 Scholarships by DOTD
1/23/2017 McNeese Civil Engineering Students Awarded $1000 Scholarships by DOTD
1/23/2017 LSU, Southern Civil Engineering Students Awarded $1000 Scholarships by DOTD
1/23/2017 ULL Civil Engineering Students Awarded $1000 Scholarships by DOTD
1/20/2017 US 11 Bridge closed due to mechanical failure
1/20/2017 US 90B/Crescent City Connection Bridge
1/19/2017 DOTD to host ‘swap meets’ for GeauxPass users
1/12/2017 Hale Boggs (Luling) Bridge scheduled for inspection; lane and shoulder closures planned through February
1/12/2017 DOTD to close I-10 West, Bonnet Carre Spillway Bridge this weekend
1/6/2017 Task Force submits final report, makes key recommendations for investing in multimodal transportation
1/6/2017 DOTD prepared for possible wintery weather
1/4/2017 Louisiana unveils campaign that highlights railroad safety
12/28/2016 DOTD set to demolish and rebuild Beaver Creek (La. 10) Bridge in St. Helena Parish
12/28/2016 DOTD announces full operation of North Perkins Ferry Road J-turn
12/14/2016 Water main break forces emergency closure of Veteran’s Boulevard in Jefferson Parish
12/14/2016 DOTD announces closure at Judge Seeber Bridge for emergency repairs
12/14/2016 Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment unanimously adopts resolutions
12/9/2016 December Holiday Travel
12/8/2016 DOTD announces Bayou La Loutre Bridge Rehabilitation
12/6/2016 Acadia Parish - LA 3068 (Barwick Road) - Bridge Closure Until Further Notice
12/5/2016 UPDATE: DOTD announces temporary closure of Butte LaRose boat landing in St. Martin Parish NOW OPEN
11/28/2016 DOTD reminds motorists to use caution when traveling in inclement weather conditions
11/23/2016 Official statement on Huey P. Long Bridge paint project and traffic control
11/23/2016 DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely, use travel information resources during the Thanksgiving holiday
11/23/2016 November Holiday Travel
11/21/2016 Plaquemine Ferry service reduced during Thanksgiving holiday
11/18/2016 DOTD announces preparation for final passes for flood debris removal in Capital Area
11/17/2016 DOTD announces weekend lane closures at I-10, Bonnet Carre’ Spillway for bridge inspection
11/14/2016 Gov. Edwards celebrates Traffic Incident Management Awareness Week by highlighting Move Over law
11/14/2016 DOTD announces traffic changes in Calcasieu Parish
11/3/2016 Clearview Parkway reduced to one lane this weekend for repairs
11/2/2016 DOTD installs new notification system at Belle Chasse Bridge
11/2/2016 REVISED: U.S. 90 Huey P. Long Bridge paint project underway
11/1/2016 REVISED: Tchoupitoulas on-ramp and multiple lane closures scheduled for CCC Bridge inspection
10/31/2016 Judge Seeber Bridge scheduled to close to vehicular traffic for repairs
10/25/2016 Rafe Meyer Road bridge replacement project postponed to assist with debris pickup activities
10/21/2016 DOTD opens westbound exit ramp on US 90 B/Manhattan
10/21/2016 DOTD and LCG announce temporary lowering of pond water levels on Camellia Boulevard
10/19/2016 DOTD announces final passes for flood debris removal in Livingston, St. Helena and Tangipahoa parishes
10/19/2016 Design Build Construction for I-10 Expansion Project Letters of Interest
10/18/2016 LA 23: Happy Jack to Port Sulphur – State Project No. H.012105
10/17/2016 Final regional Transportation Task Force meeting held in Baton Rouge
10/13/2016 DOTD announces start of application period for Federal Transportation Administration grant funding
10/12/2016 Louisiana Department of Transporation and Development announces installation of Stop sign on LA 356 Northbound (Beatrice Road)
10/12/2016 Media Advisory: Transportation Task Force to meet in Baton Rouge region
10/11/2016 Louisiana rolls out campaign that highlights roundabout safety tips Go To Project Page
10/5/2016 'Officer Thomas LaValley Memorial Bridge' designation ceremony set for Oct. 22 in Bossier Parish
9/30/2016 DOTD announces preparation for final passes for flood debris removal in Acadiana
9/30/2016 Regional leaders meet in West Monroe to discuss transportation needs
9/29/2016 DOTD announces permanent operation of second Plaquemine ferry
9/29/2016 Transportation Task Force meets in Lafayette
9/28/2016 DOTD announces closures for US 90B HOV Crescent City Connection, Orleans Parish, SP H.010636
9/28/2016 Media Advisory: West Monroe to host regional meeting of the Governor's Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment
9/28/2016 DOTD announces plans to pursue design-build construction for I-10 expansion project in East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes
9/22/2016 Houma hosts regional meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment
9/21/2016 PROJECT UPDATE 9/21/2016
9/19/2016 Transportation Task Force to meet in Houma (correction)
9/16/2016 DOTD Secretary Wilson addresses trucker safety after 18-wheeler ride along I-10 for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
9/14/2016 Transportation Task Force holds regional meeting in Lake Charles
9/14/2016 DOTD announces weekend I-610 closure for the Wisner Bridge Overpass Replacement project
9/13/2016 Shreveport hosts regional meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment
9/10/2016 DOTD prepares to Open US 190 in Walker
9/9/2016 New Orleans hosts first regional meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment
9/9/2016 DOTD Ends Regional Transitional Transit Service for Flood Impacted Communities
9/9/2016 MEDIA ADVISORY: Shreveport to Host Regional Meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment
9/9/2016 Sligo Road Bridge over Red Chute Bayou now open to traffic, Bossier Parish
9/8/2016 DOTD announces enhancements to Louisiana's 511 system
9/1/2016 DOTD reminds motorists to use travel information resources, drive safely during Labor Day holiday
8/30/2016 Acadia Parish - La. 91 - bridge closure
8/27/2016 DOTD adds ferry to ease congestion, underscores need for integrated multimodal transportation system
8/26/2016 DOTD announces plan to begin debris removal service in Acadiana
8/26/2016 Ribbon Cutting for I-20 and I-20 Garrett Interchange Lighting Project
8/22/2016 Zachary Stop Added To Regional Transportation Service
8/20/2016 DOTD to Initiate Debris Removal Service
8/20/2016 DOTD Establishes Regional Transitional Transit Service for Flood Impacted Communities
8/20/2016 I-55 Tangipahoa Parish, Cable Barrier Installation – State Project No. H.010683
8/19/2016 Holiday Travel Oversize/Overweight Vehicle Movement allowed Labor Day Weekend
8/19/2016 Carpool ideas for those who lost vehicles in flood
8/18/2016 UPDATE: INTERSTATE ROAD STATUS
8/18/2016 UPDATE: INTERSTATE ROAD STATUS
8/17/2016 DOTD announces Ostrica Locks closed to marine traffic
8/17/2016 CURRENT INTERSTATE CLOSURES
8/15/2016 UPDATE: REOPENED: INTERSTATE 12 EAST OPEN
8/15/2016 UPDATE: CURRENT INTERSTATE CLOSURES
8/15/2016 US 190 closed in both directions between LA 16 and LA 43
8/15/2016 UPDATE: CURRENT INTERSTATE CLOSURES
8/14/2016 I-12- EMERGENCY MULTI-PARISH ROAD CLOSURE
8/13/2016 I-10 WEST/EAST OPEN IN EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH
8/13/2016 I-10 WEST/EAST OPEN IN EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH
8/13/2016 Northwest Louisiana DOTD sends equipment to Lafayette to help with flood event
8/12/2016 DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely during severe weather
8/8/2016 Be A ‘Roll’ Model campaign reminds all to bike safely
8/8/2016 Murphy Street Bridge reopens in Shreveport, Caddo Parish
8/5/2016 I-10 Corridor Improvement Study Feasibility Report available for comment Go To Project Page
8/3/2016 Gov. Edwards, DOTD, Officials Highlight $60 Million Transportation Project
7/29/2016 DOTD announces traffic shift for I-49 South project in Broussard
7/20/2016 DOTD announces closures for US 90B/Toll Plaza Removal and Reconfiguration – State Project No. H.009920
7/18/2016 DOTD announces opening of new Millerville Road on-ramp on I-12
7/15/2016 DOTD Set to Activate Ramp Meters at U.S. 90 B/Pontchartrain Expressway
7/13/2016 Super Load to slow traffic in Shreveport, Caddo Parish
6/29/2016 Louisiana celebrates 60th Anniversary of U.S. Interstate Highway System
6/27/2016 OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON JEFF DAVIS BIKE PATH RELOCATION
6/24/2016 DOTD releases traffic study results of La. 523, Ashley River Road in Shreveport, Caddo Parish
6/24/2016 West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge on LA 1 – State Project No. H.009479 Go To Project Page
6/23/2016 DOTD announces extended closure of the Leo Kerner Bridge
6/22/2016 DOTD holds ribbon-cutting for improvement projects on the Northshore
6/22/2016 DOTD pulls Jimmie Davis rehab project in lieu of new bridge
6/20/2016 DOTD RIBBON-CUTTING FOR NORTHSHORE PROJECTS
6/15/2016 DOTD announces preparation of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for I-49 Lafayette Connector Go To Project Page
6/13/2016 US 90B/Toll Plaza Removal and Reconfiguration – State Project No. H.009920
6/10/2016 DOTD announces temporary hours of operation for the Judge Seeber Bridge
6/7/2016 US 90B/Toll Plaza Removal and Reconfiguration – State Project No. H.009920
6/7/2016 DOTD announces emergency closure of the Judge Seeber Bridge
5/26/2016 DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely during Memorial Day holiday
5/24/2016 Governor Edwards announces completion of Curtis-Coleman Bridge project in Rapides Parish
5/18/2016 Public Notice for DBE and Contractors pertaining to department goals
5/16/2016 Louisiana DOTD joins Infrastructure Week 2016
5/11/2016 DOTD and Baton Rouge City-Parish announce partnership with Waze
5/10/2016 DOTD announces closures at I-610 for roadway maintenance
5/9/2016 DOTD terminates Jimmie Davis Bridge contract
5/3/2016 DOTD’s Aviation Section announces Louisiana Aviation Career Education Camp Program
5/2/2016 New Capital Region message signs, cameras set to go live Tuesday
4/21/2016 DOTD to Host I-49 Lafayette Connector Open House Public Meeting Go To Project Page
4/19/2016 UPDATE: DOTD announces alternating lane closures on Plank Road in Baton Rouge
4/15/2016 PROJECT UPDATE: I-310, St. Charles Parish, S.P. H.010498
4/13/2016 Louisiana Welcome Center Near Kentwood Has Reopened
4/11/2016 PROJECT UPDATE: I-310, St. Charles Parish, S.P. H.010498
4/11/2016 DOTD holds press conference at State Capitol to observe Work Zone Awareness Week
4/8/2016 PROJECT UPDATE: I-310, St. Charles Parish, S.P. H.010498
4/7/2016 You're Invited: 2016 Work Zone Awareness Press Conference
4/7/2016 DOTD announces traffic control changes on LA 3068 - South of Basile - Acadia Parish
4/6/2016 DOTD kicks off annual Work Zone Awareness Week in New Orleans
4/5/2016 YOU'RE INVITED
4/1/2016 DOTD announces start and closures for IHNC rehabilitation project
4/1/2016 DOTD announces temporary closure of Ostrica Locks in Plaquemines Parish
4/1/2016 DOTD announces Acadia Ferry currently out of service
3/24/2016 Louisiana Welcome Center Near Kentwood Closed Until Further Notice
3/18/2016 DOTD announces I-10 at Louisiana/Texas state line open to traffic
3/16/2016 DOTD announces closure of I-10 at Sabine River
3/15/2016 DOTD announces closure of I-10 westbound at the Sabine River
3/15/2016 I-10 at Sabine River remains open to traffic
3/14/2016 DOTD preparing for possible closure of I-10 at Sabine River
3/14/2016 I-59 and I-10 may close in South Louisiana/ Mississippi today
3/13/2016 UPDATE: I-49 north/southbound REOPENED from La 526 (Bert Kouns) in Caddo Parish to La 3276 in DeSoto Parish
3/13/2016 I12 open
3/12/2016 I-12 Westbound Lane Closure Near Robert/Hammond
3/11/2016 UPDATE: I-20 westbound now OPEN
3/10/2016 I-20 eastbound re-opened in its entirety; 1-20 westbound to remain closed
3/9/2016 DOTD continues to monitor weather, reminds motorists to only drive if necessary
3/9/2016 UPDATE: I-20 closure in Bossier/Webster/Bienville Parishes
3/8/2016 Northwest Louisiana roadways impacted by flash flooding
3/8/2016 DOTD reminds motorists to use caution during severe weather
3/7/2016 DOTD to co-host regional freight conference in New Orleans
2/23/2016 DOTD reminds motorists to use caution during severe weather
2/19/2016 DOTD announces I-610 closure for the Wisner Bridge Overpass Replacement project
2/19/2016 DOTD to host three open house public meetings forI-10 corridor improvements Go To Project Page
2/18/2016 Sec. Wilson joins Mayor Landrieu, Amtrak and Southern Rail Commission for Gulf Coast Passenger Rail Inspection Trip
2/16/2016 DOTD announces closure of Houma Navigation Canal Bridge crossing
2/11/2016 I-310 Luling (Hale Boggs) Bridge northbound lanes to be detoured
2/10/2016 DOTD announces traffic control changes at the intersection of La. 3156 and Front Street in Iberia Parish
2/5/2016 DOTD reminds motorists to use travel information resources, drive safely during Mardi Gras holiday
2/5/2016 DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson announces additional executive staff members
2/4/2016 Traffic Advisory: Camp Minden Burn Chamber Transport through Natchitoches, Red River, Bossier, Webster Parishes
2/2/2016 DOTD on track to complete US 90B corridor improvements in Orleans Parish; toll plaza reconfiguration set for letting in February 2016
2/1/2016 Legislative Public Hearings for the Highway Priority Construction Program 2016-2017 (New Orleans and Hammond Districts)
2/1/2016 Legislative Public Hearings for the Highway Priority Construction Program 2016-2017 (Baton Rouge District)
1/31/2016 18-wheeler traffic prohibited from exiting US90B during upcoming parades
1/30/2016 REMINDER-DOTD set to start Luling Bridge replacement and repairs project
1/28/2016 DOTD reminds motorists of single-lane closure on I-10 in West Baton Rouge Parish
1/25/2016 Legislative Public Hearings for the Highway Priority Construction Program 2016-2017 (Lake Charles District)
1/25/2016 Legislative Public Hearings for the Highway Priority Construction Program 2016-2017 (Alexandria District)
1/25/2016 Legislative Public Hearings for the Highway Priority Construction Program 2016-2017 (Lafayette District)
1/25/2016 Reynolds Drive/La. 167 turn-lane project groundbreaking ceremony, Ruston, Lincoln Parish
1/25/2016 Plaquemine Ferry resumes service Monday
1/22/2016 DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson announces additions to executive team
1/21/2016 Legislative Public Hearings for the Highway Priority Construction Program 2016-2017 (Northern Louisiana)
1/21/2016 DOTD prepared for possible wintery weather
1/20/2016 DOTD announces intermittent single-lane closures on I-10 in West Baton Rouge Parish
1/15/2016 Plaquemine Ferry service suspended starting Monday
1/14/2016 DOTD announces reopening of westbound ramps onto US 90B/Pontchartrain Expressway in Orleans Parish
1/14/2016 DOTD announces I-610 closure for the Wisner Bridge Overpass Replacement project
1/7/2016 Plaquemine Ferry service temporarily suspended Friday
1/5/2016 DOTD suspends curfew on IHNC Bridges in Orleans Parish
12/30/2015 DOTD announces LA 182 overlay project in Terrebonne Parish
12/30/2015 DOTD announces LA 20 (North Canal Blvd.) widening project in Lafourche Parish
12/30/2015 DOTD prepares for potential flooding, reminds motorists to drive safely
12/22/2015 DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely during Christmas holiday
12/18/2015 DOTD announces ferry schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays
12/17/2015 Governor-Elect Edwards announces Shawn Wilson as next Secretary of DOTD
12/16/2015 DOTD announces closure of I-610 for more expansion joint repairs
12/8/2015 DOTD announces Wisner Bridge Overpass Replacement project start and closure
12/7/2015 DOTD announces early completion of Sunshine Bridge project in St. James Parish
12/1/2015 DOTD announces temporary closure of Airline Highway intersection for railroad repair work
11/30/2015 DOTD announces updated lane reconfiguration on US 90B/Pontchartrain Expressway in Orleans Parish
11/24/2015 DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely during Thanksgiving holiday
11/19/2015 State Transportation Policy Committee approves DOTD Statewide Plan
11/16/2015 DOTD urges driving safety during inclement weather conditions
11/16/2015 DOTD urges driving safety during hazardous weather conditions
11/13/2015 DOTD announces closures for I-10 improvements project in Orleans Parish
11/13/2015 DOTD announces closures for I-10 improvements project in Orleans Parish
11/13/2015 DOTD announces closure of the Twin Spans Bridge for emergency repair
11/13/2015 DOTD announces intermittent closures on I-10 in Orleans Parish for Entergy project
11/12/2015 DOTD announces full closure of I-610 Westbound for repairs
10/31/2015 DOTD advises motorists to use caution during high water, flooding
10/23/2015 Official Statement on Toll Plaza project
10/14/2015 DOTD celebrates completion of I-12 widening in Livingston Parish Go To Project Page
10/13/2015 INVITE REMINDER: RIBBON-CUTTING FOR I-12 WIDENING IN LIVINGSTON PARISH
10/9/2015 INVITE REMINDER
10/7/2015 DOTD hosts launch event for I-49 Lafayette Connector
10/5/2015 YOU'RE INVITED
10/1/2015 DOTD announces start of application period for Federal Transit Administration grant funding
10/1/2015 Louisiana statewide historic bridge Programmatic Agreement announced
9/21/2015 DOTD announces next phase of I-49 Lafayette Connector Project Go To Project Page
9/2/2015 DOTD reminds motorists to use travel information resources and to drive safely during Labor Day holiday
9/1/2015 DOTD announces no lane and ramp closures during Labor Day weekend for I-10 repairs project; schedule will resume on Friday, September 11
8/27/2015 Traffic change LA 182 (North University Avenue) at Hollywood Drive/Alcide Domingue Drive in Lafayette
8/27/2015 DOTD releases fourth 10th anniversary Hurricane Katrina video - Paths to Progress
8/26/2015 DOTD releases third 10th anniversary Hurricane Katrina video - Debris management and removal
8/25/2015 DOTD releases second 10th anniversary Hurricane Katrina video - I-10 Twin Span Bridge
8/24/2015 DOTD releases videos on Hurricane Katrina aftermath on 10th anniversary
8/21/2015 DOTD announces traffic control changes at the intersection of LA 92-1 at Larrivierre Road in Lafayette Parish
8/20/2015 DOTD to host public meetings regarding I-10 Corridor Improvement Survey
8/19/2015 DOTD to hold highway dedication ceremony for former employee, Greg Wall
8/19/2015 DOTD announces Interstate 10 repair work in Iberville and West Baton Rouge
8/18/2015 DOTD to dedicate portion of I-220 to late City Marshal Johnny Wyatt
8/18/2015 District 02 maintenance unit works with local bee keeper removes bees from Huey P Long Bridge Down Ramp.
8/17/2015 LT. GOV. DARDENNE UNVEILS SAN BERNARDO BYWAY ROAD SIGN
8/5/2015 DOTD releases illustrated publication about Louisiana’s historic bridges
7/21/2015 DOTD announces traffic control changes at the intersection of La. 1105 and La. La. 1107/La. 370 in Acadia Parish
7/20/2015 DOTD announces lane closures at Huey P. Long Bridge
7/17/2015 DOTD announces speed limit increases on I-10 and I-12 in Baton Rouge area Go To Project Page
7/16/2015 DOTD warns motorists of weekend traffic delays due to I-10 construction in Iberville Parish
7/13/2015 DOTD’s Aviation Division Unveils Economic Impact Study
7/13/2015 Super load transport to impact weekend traffic in Shreveport
7/2/2015 Newsletter: On The Move Issue 2
7/2/2015 DOTD announces temporary closure of I-10 rest area in Vinton
7/2/2015 DOTD reminds motorists to use travel information resources and to drive safely during Independence Day holiday
7/1/2015 DOTD holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for Cove Lane Interchange project Go To Project Page
6/30/2015 DOTD announces emergency closure of the Judge Seeber Bridge
6/29/2015 DOTD signs design-build contract for Geaux South project Go To Project Page
6/25/2015 DOTD reschedules weekend lane and ramp closures for I-10 repairs project; schedule will resume on Friday, July 10
6/12/2015 Deadline to participate in I-10 Corridor Improvements Survey ends Monday
6/10/2015 DOTD and Senator Perry announce re-opening of Perry Bridge
6/10/2015 DOTD announces lane and ramp closures for I-10 repairs project
6/5/2015 DOTD stands ready as Red River nears crest
5/27/2015 I-10 Corridor Improvements Survey Deadline Extended
5/20/2015 DOTD reminds motorists to drive safely during Memorial Day holiday
5/18/2015 Motorists reminded of safety due to heavy rains, flooding
5/15/2015 DOTD holds groundbreaking ceremony for I-10 repairs project in Slidell
5/15/2015 DOTD announces plans for proposed I-210 Bridge rehabilitation project
5/14/2015 REMINDER: DOTD announces groundbreaking ceremony for I-10 resurfacing project in St. Tammany Parish
5/13/2015 DOTD announces the start of I-10 girder repair project and closures
5/11/2015 YOU'RE INVITED
5/6/2015 DOTD announces I-10 Atchafalaya Welcome Center reopened to public
4/30/2015 MacArthur Interchange Improvements ramp demolition and closure to begin
4/30/2015 Join Us for Live After Five
4/27/2015 I-10 Mississippi Bridge is Completely Open
4/27/2015 I-10 Mississippi River Bridge closed for debris removal
4/24/2015 DOTD opens price proposals for next proposed Geaux South design-build project Go To Project Page
4/22/2015 I-10 Corridor Improvements to be Studied: DOTD Requests Public Input Go To Project Page
4/17/2015 DOTD ENCOURAGES MOTORISTS TO DRIVE SAFELY DURING SEVERE WEATHER
4/13/2015 DOTD to operate additional ferry at Plaquemine landing
4/10/2015 DOTD reminds motorists to use caution during severe weather
4/9/2015 DOTD breaks ground on capacity project in Slidell
4/7/2015 DOTD accepting student applications for Engineering Summer Program
4/2/2015 DOTD and City-Parish Officials Mark the Start of Construction on Essen Lane Widening Project Go To Project Page
4/1/2015 YOU'RE INVITED
4/1/2015 DOTD announces groundbreaking ceremony for I-12 Widening Project in St. Tammany Parish
3/30/2015 Newsletter: On The Move Issue 1
3/26/2015 DOTD, LSP join forces for Work Zone Awareness Week
3/24/2015 DOTD holds press conference for Work Zone Awareness Week
3/24/2015 DOTD holds press conference for Work Zone Awareness Week in Baton Rouge
3/23/2015 DOTD holds press conference for Work Zone Awareness Week in Lafayette
3/20/2015 TEST
3/20/2015 2015 Work Zone Awareness Week Press Conference in New Orleans
3/18/2015 UPDATE: DOTD announces temporary closure of I-10 Atchafalaya Welcome Center
3/18/2015 DOTD lifts restriction of truck traffic on O.K. Allen Bridge in Rapides Parish
3/16/2015 DOTD prepares to shift traffic on new Curtis-Coleman Memorial (Ft. Buhlow) Bridge; announces permanent closure of O.K. Allen Bridge Go To Project Page
10/6/2014 Various Roadways - Acadiana area - Striping Operations
10/1/2014 DOTD announces full operation of traffic signal at Kaliste Saloom/East Broussard Road intersection
9/19/2014 UPDATE: DOTD announces emergency closure of Slidell Welcome Center
8/15/2014 Lane closure planned for U.S. 90 in Broussard Go To Project Page
7/11/2014 UPDATE: DOTD announces closure of Empire Locks for emergency repair
7/10/2014 DOTD announces temporary closure of Des Allemands Bridge to vehicular traffic
7/9/2014 DOTD’s Paths to Progress announces temporary Fontainebleau Drive Closure
7/8/2014 DOTD announces temporary closure of Ostrica Locks in Plaquemines Parish
5/28/2014 DOTD issues severe weather travel advisory
5/20/2014 Public meeting will discuss proposed alternatives for Interstate 12 improvements in Denham Springs Go To Project Page
5/2/2014 DOTD completes construction on La. 511 Go To Project Page
4/17/2014 DOTD accepting student applications for Engineering Summer Program
4/11/2014 DOTD announces completion of frontage road project in New Iberia as part of I-49 South project Go To Project Page
3/24/2014 DOTD announces boat launch at Grand Prairie Rest Area now open; rest area and restroom facilities remain closed
3/19/2014 DOTD continues to encourage public to “Pick the Paint” Go To Project Page
3/18/2014 DOTD preparing for Arkansas Road widening Go To Project Page
3/17/2014 DOTD updates traffic cameras, 511la.org
3/14/2014 District 04 Pavement Markings Replacements II
2/10/2014 DOTD prepares for wintery, icy road conditions; urges citizens not to drive and use 511 for up-to-date information on road closures
2/7/2014 DOTD announces closure of Belle Chasse Bridge
2/7/2014 DOTD announces closure of HOV lanes for filming
2/7/2014 DOTD responding to wintery mix in north Louisiana; motorists to use caution
2/7/2014 DOTD continues work on replacement of pavement markers on I-10
2/6/2014 DOTD announces closure of Judge Seeber (Claiborne Ave.) Bridge for repairs Go To Project Page
2/6/2014 HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITION ADVISORY DUE TO FORECASTED POTENTIAL FOR SNOW AND ICE
2/3/2014 Update: East 70th Street Widening Project
1/31/2014 DOTD advises motorists to rinse vehicles
1/31/2014 DOTD announces replacement of pavement markers on the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge
1/30/2014 DOTD closes Kentwood Welcome Center due to low water pressure brought on by winter weather conditions
1/30/2014 DOTD announces reopening of remaining state route closures due to icy weather conditions
1/30/2014 DOTD reopens I-110 in Baton Rouge
1/30/2014 Interstate 10 open across Louisiana
1/30/2014 DOTD announces I-10 Twin Span Bridge reopened
1/29/2014 Current statewide road closures due to winter weather event
1/29/2014 DOTD announces closure on U.S. 71 in St. Landry Parish for train car recovery
1/29/2014 DOTD prepares for another night of hard freeze; roadway closures possible
1/29/2014 DOTD announces remaining closures in Hammond area
1/29/2014 DOTD announces multiple route reopenings; ferry service resumes tomorrow
1/29/2014 DOTD announces I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge open to traffic
1/29/2014 DOTD reopens major sections of I-10 and I-12
1/29/2014 DOTD set to reopen I-12 from Tangipahoa Parish to Baton Rouge
1/29/2014 DOTD reopens I-12 westbound in Baton Rouge between O’Neal Lane and U.S. 61 (Airline Highway)
1/29/2014 DOTD announces I-10 westbound open to traffic from Henderson to I-49
1/29/2014 DOTD announces latest road conditions throughout Acadiana
1/29/2014 DOTD announces I-210 open to traffic Go To Project Page
1/29/2014 DOTD announces multiple closures in Greater New Orleans area
1/29/2014 DOTD announces La. 70 Sunshine Bridge is open to traffic
1/29/2014 DOTD announces La. 1 bridge in Leeville is closed
1/29/2014 DOTD announces La. 1 Caminada Bridge in Grand Isle is closed
1/29/2014 DOTD works to keep corridors open; roads remain icy after winter weather, hard freeze
1/29/2014 DOTD announces closure of La. 23 High Rise Bridge at Empire
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closure of La. 82 and La. 3147 in Vermilion Parish
1/28/2014 DOTD announces 4th Street Bridge closed; detour US 90B Service Road via Harvey Tunnel
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closure of I-12 from St. Tammany to East Baton Rouge, U.S. 190 alternate route
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closure of Mississippi River Bridge on U.S. 84 at Vidalia
1/28/2014 UPDATE 2: DOTD announces multiple closures due to severe winter weather
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closures on all overpasses along U.S. 90 in Iberia and St. Mary parishes
1/28/2014 DOTD announces Judge Seeber Bridge closed; St. Claude Bridge alternate route
1/28/2014 UPDATE: I-10, eastbound and westbound from Lafayette to the I-10/I-12/I-59 Interchange in Slidell is closed
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closures in Hammond area due to severe winter weather
1/28/2014 DOTD announces immediate closure of I-10 and I-12 in East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes
1/28/2014 DOTD closes I-10 overpass over La. 22 in Ascension Parish
1/28/2014 DOTD reports Algiers Ferry service suspended due to severe winter weather
1/28/2014 DOTD urges motorists not to drive during winter weather conditions
1/28/2014 DOTD reports Chalmette Ferry service suspended due to severe winter weather
1/28/2014 DOTD reports multiple lane closures due to winter weather salting operations
1/28/2014 DOTD announces Interstate 49 open to traffic in the northbound direction
1/28/2014 DOTD rerouting traffic at La. 675 and La. 88 overpasses on U.S. 90
1/28/2014 DOTD announces the following closures in Acadia Parish
1/28/2014 DOTD announces temporary closure of Interstate 49 in St. Landry, Evangeline and Avoyelles parishes
1/28/2014 Photo Release: Huey P. Long Bridge Salt Convoy
1/28/2014 DOTD announces closure of Interstate 10 in Lafayette and St. Martin parishes
1/28/2014 La. 10 from U.S. 61 to La. 10 Business, including the Audubon Bridge is closed to traffic
1/28/2014 Richard Thompson/La. 8 bridge (Boyce Bridge) in Alexandria closed to traffic
1/27/2014 DOTD announces I-12, Livingston Parish lane closures for freezing weather
1/27/2014 Road closures in Alexandria area beginning at 8 p.m. tonight
1/27/2014 Photo Release: DOTD Crews in New Orleans Prepare for Winter Weather Conditions
1/27/2014 Photo Release: DOTD Crews in Baton Rouge Prepare for Winter Weather Conditions
1/27/2014 DOTD prepares for wintery, unsafe road conditions; urges citizens not to drive and use 511 for up-to-date information on road closures
1/25/2014 Update: Road Updates in St. Landry and Grand Parishes
1/25/2014 Update: Lane Closure on I-10 Westbound at Whiskey Bay Ended
1/25/2014 Update on I-10
1/25/2014 Update on I-510 and Judge Seeber Bridge
1/25/2014 Various Parishes Open All Roads
1/25/2014 Lane Closure on I-10 Westbound at Whiskey Bay
1/25/2014 DOTD announces all closures in New Orleans area now cleared
1/25/2014 Update on Road Status in Various Parishes
1/25/2014 Update on I-10, I-110, I-49, and I-12
1/25/2014 I-10 Eastbound Now Open
1/25/2014 Update: I-10 and I-12
1/25/2014 I-10 East and West Open in Baton Rouge and Lafayette
1/25/2014 DOTD opens roads as crews continue to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions
1/25/2014 DOTD announces most closures due to inclement weather cleared; CCC HOV lanes to reopen
1/25/2014 UPDATE 2: DOTD reports multiple closures due to inclement weather
1/25/2014 UPDATE: DOTD reports multiple closures due to inclement weather
1/24/2014 DOTD reports multiple closures due to inclement weather
1/24/2014 New Orleans Area Roadway and Ferry Closures
1/24/2014 DOTD announces closure of LA 308 for Lafourche Parish construction activity
1/24/2014 DOTD clarifies misinformation on New Orleans area road closures; continues response to winter weather conditions
1/23/2014 HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITION ADVISORY DUE TO POSSIBLE SNOW AND ICE
1/23/2014 DOTD prepared to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions
1/23/2014 US 190: LA 22-Lonesome Road Widening
1/15/2014 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22), St. Tammany Parish, Alternating Lane Closures
1/14/2014 DOTD set to start road preservation project in Lafourche Parish
1/13/2014 DOTD to reopen Kentwood Welcome Center Friday morning
1/13/2014 TxDOT & DOTD kick off Sabine River Bridge project with groundbreaking
1/13/2014 Lane Closures on Interstate 20 in Webster Parish
1/13/2014 Lane Closures on I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge for sweeping operation
1/13/2014 DOTD announces lane closure on U.S. 90
1/10/2014 DOTD announces closure of Judge Seeber (Claiborne Ave.) Bridge to complete repairs
1/10/2014 DOTD announces closures for maintenance on Westbank Expressway
1/10/2014 TxDOT and DOTD kick off Sabine River Bridge project with groundbreaking
1/9/2014 DOTD experiencing technical difficulty at LA 1 Call Center
1/9/2014 DOTD announces vessel swap at Chalmette Ferry route due to mechanical issue
1/9/2014 Governor Jindal highlights $3.4 million road project in St. Martin Parish
1/8/2014 DOTD closes Kentwood Welcome Center
1/7/2014 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) St. Tammany Parish Lane Closure
1/7/2014 Temporary Closure of Kentwood Welcome Center
1/7/2014 US 190 (LA 22 to Lonesome Road) St. Tammany Parish Lane Closure
1/6/2014 DOTD extends deadline for previously purchased ferry tickets
1/6/2014 Year-end review showcases DOTD’s strides to improve Louisiana’s roads and bridges
1/3/2014 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) St. Tammany Parish Lane Closure
1/2/2014 US 190, Livingston Parish
12/30/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) Closures, St. Tammany Parish
12/19/2013 Governor Jindal Announces Completion of I-12 Widening Between Juban Road and Walker
12/19/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22)
12/18/2013 Slidell rest area on I-59 to open during daylight hours beginning Friday, Dec. 20
12/18/2013 I-59 Slidell Rest Area Improvements, St. Tammany Parish
12/17/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) Closures, St. Tammany Parish
12/17/2013 La. 1 near White Castle reopened to traffic
12/10/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) Road Closures
12/10/2013 Louisiana DOTD announces State Farm sponsorship of Motorist Assistance Patrol Program
12/9/2013 LA 36, Deer Run Road - ICG Railroad, Road Closures EB & WB, St. Tammany Parish
12/7/2013 DOTD announces emergency closure of Bayou Blue Pontoon Bridge in Lafourche Parish
12/5/2013 DOTD announces plan for $3.7 billion in cost savings for continued development of I-49 South
12/5/2013 PROJECT UPDATE- US 190: LA 22-Lonesome Road Widening
12/5/2013 US 190: LA 22-Lonesome Road Widening Go To Project Page
12/3/2013 DOTD announces closures for Harvey Tunnel maintenance
12/3/2013 DOTD announces temporary Algiers/Canal Street ferry schedule for bonfire
12/3/2013 US 190 (I-12 to LA 22)
12/3/2013 DOTD announces road preservation project along LA 428/Gen. de Gaulle
12/3/2013 SPN H.000492, US 190 (I-12 to LA 22) EB and WB Lane Closure, St. Tammany Parish
11/18/2013 DOTD increases MAP coverage for Cove Lane Interchange Project