DOTD gives update on Interstate 10 between Lafayette and Baton Rouge
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 3:45:46 PM
UPDATE: DOTD announces that all lanes of Interstate 10 between I-49 and La. 415 (Lobdell) are now open to traffic.

Baton Rouge, La.
– The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces an update to Interstate 10 conditions between Lafayette and Baton Rouge as the state continues to experience winter weather impacts.

The following section of Interstate 10 is now OPEN:
  • I-10 westbound from Henderson to the I-10/I-49 interchange

The following sections of Interstate 10 remain CLOSED:
  • I-10 eastbound from Lafayette to La. 415 (Lobdell)
  • I-10 westbound from La. 415 (Lobdell) to Henderson

Motorists are advised to stay off the roadways as many roads are still impassable due to winter weather conditions. If travel is essential, DOTD urges motorists to use extra caution when traveling during hazardous weather conditions, and to be on the lookout for DOTD crews working to re-open 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
  • Social Media: Find DOTD on social media for updates and information. Like us on Facebook and follow us on X (formerly Twitter).