DOTD announces closure of Interstate 10 between St. Martin Parish and Baton Rouge, including Atchafalaya Basin Bridge
Monday, January 15, 2024 at 11:58:08 PM
UPDATED: Interstate 10 is closed in the east and westbound direction from I-49 to La. 415 (Lobdell).

Baton Rouge, La.
- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that as a result of winter weather impacts, Interstate 10 is now closed in the east and westbound direction from La. 415 (Lobdell) to the base of the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge in St. Martin Parish.

Motorists are advised to stay off the roadways as many roads are becoming impassable due to the winter weather conditions.

If travel is essential, DOTD urges motorists to use extra caution when traveling on roadways during hazardous weather conditions especially while traveling over bridges and elevated roadways and stay off the roads whenever possible.

DOTD crews will continue to monitor state bridges and roadways.

For the most up-to-date road status information, DOTD offers motorists various resources:

511 Traveler Information: Travelers can find information regarding road closures by downloading the Louisiana 511 mobile app or by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at This website is updated in real time with changing road conditions.

MyDOTD: Motorists can receive up-to-date information on local projects, lane and road closures, and other DOTD activity by signing up for MyDOTD at

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