Toomey Rest Area MM 1.5 on I-10 Eastbound closure: Tuesday, Aug. 9 -- Calcasieu Parish
Thursday, August 04, 2022 at 2:04:32 PM
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the Toomey Rest Area at mile marker 1.5 on I-10 EB in Calcasieu Parish will be closed from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.

The closure is necessary for crews to install asphalt in the area as part of the ongoing I-10 widening project from the Texas state line to Coone Gully.

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

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Additional information:
Call 511, visit, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.