DOTD announces upcoming I-10 & I-610 closures in Orleans Parish
Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 1:41:24 PM
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces an upcoming closure of I-10 and I-610 in New Orleans.

The total interstate closure will take place on Sunday, August 16 from 1:00 am - 6:00 am. I-10 westbound will be closed at US 90 (Chef Menteur Highway), Exit 240B. I-10 eastbound will be closed at Elysian Fields Ave, Exit 237. I-610 eastbound will be closed at Elysian Fields Avenue, Exit 3.

In addition, the I-10 entrance ramps at Downman Road, Louisa Avenue, Franklin Avenue and the I-610 eastbound entrance ramp at Elysian Fields will be closed beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 15.

The closure is required for Entergy to remove overhead power lines at the I-10/I-610 Interchange at Franklin Avenue.

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