DOTD announces upcoming I-10 full closure in Orleans Parish
Thursday, July 09, 2020 at 3:17:34 PM
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces an upcoming Interstate 10 closure in Orleans Parish.

In order for Entergy crews to remove/replace electrical wires, I-10 East and West will be closed from the Airline/Carrollton Avenue exit to the I-610 East exit from 2 a.m. until 3 a.m. on Sunday, July 12.

In addition, the following interstate entrance/exit ramps will be closed beginning at 12:00 a.m. until the interstate is reopened:

I-10 EB
- Bonnabel Boulevard on-ramp to I-10 East
- Southbound Pontchartrain Boulevard on-ramp to I-10 East

I-10 WB
- S. Carrollton Avenue on-ramp to I-10 West
- US 61 (Airline Drive)/Tulane Avenue on-ramp to I-10 West
- City Park Avenue/Metairie Road on-ramp to I-10 West

Drivers will be directed to take the following detours:

I-10 EB traffic will be forced to I-610 East to LA 3021 (Elysian Fields Avenue), then allowed back onto I-10 West.

Southbound Ponchartrain Boulevard on-ramp will be detoured to the I-10 West/I-610 East exit.

City Park Avenue/Metairie Road traffic will be directed to US 61 (Airline Drive).

I-10 WB traffic will be detoured to US 61 N (Airline Drive) to Causeway Blvd, then get back onto I-10.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds all drivers to be aware of crews performing work in the field.

For questions regarding the closure, please contact Entergy at (504) 670-3624.