Portion of I-10 in Jefferson Parish to close to allow linemen access to power lines
Thursday, September 09, 2021 at 2:22:48 PM
Jefferson Parish- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that I-10 will be closed in both directions at Lexington St. and N. Arnoult in Metairie beginning at midnight, Thursday, September 9, through 3 a.m. on Friday, September 10. As the region continues to recover from Hurricane Ida, this closure will allow electrical linemen to make necessary repairs and reinstall utility lines across the interstate.

Detour information:

• Lexington Street detour for eastbound – Loyola Drive to Veterans Blvd; Westbound –Williams Blvd to W. Esplanade Avenue
• N. Arnoult detour for eastbound – Clearview Parkway to W. Napoleon; Westbound – N. Causeway to Veterans Blvd

DOTD appreciates your patience and advises motorists to expect delays while crews work to repair the electrical lines.

Motorists can check www.511la.org or dial 511 to remain up-to-date on the latest closures. Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).