UPDATE: NOW OPEN: Emergency repair work scheduled today for La. 1 West Baton Rouge Parish
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 3:03:27 PM
***UPDATE: The outside southbound lane is now open to thru traffic.***

Baton Rouge
- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the right/outside southbound lane on the LA 1 Intracoastal Bridge will be closed for an emergency repair beginning Tuesday, Sept. 14. This closure is necessary to install a steel cover plate over a failing joint on the bridge. The plate will have a rubber ramp to help create a smoother transition. It is unknown how long the lane closure will last.

The cover plate will be temporary until the weather conditions improve to allow crews to make permanent repairs.

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.

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region for which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at www.511la.org.