DOTD Announces Lane Closures for I-10 Widening and Reconstruction Project
Wednesday, May 01, 2024 at 2:27:52 PM
Baton Rouge, La- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces a series of lane closures as part of the I-10 Widening Project in East Baton Rouge Parish. These closures, which are necessary for the progression of the project, will affect both day and night traffic patterns. DOTD advises motorists that construction activities are contingent on weather conditions and may be subject to change.

Daytime Closures:
  • I-10 Westbound at Perkins Rd. on-ramp
    • Monday, April 29 to Sunday, May 12:
    Intermittent on-ramp closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • I-10 Eastbound at Perkins Rd. exit
    • Sunday, May 5:
    Intermittent outside lane closure from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nighttime Closures:
  • I-10 Westbound at Perkins Rd. on-ramp
    • Sunday, May 5 to Monday, May 6:
    Full on-ramp closure from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • I-10 Westbound at Perkins Rd. on-ramp
    • Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10:
    Full on-ramp closure from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

  • I-10 Westbound from Acadian Thruway to Lorri Burgess Ave.
    • Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10:
    One lane closed beginning at 7 p.m. followed by a second adjacent lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes open by 5 a.m.

Safety Reminder:
DOTD urges drivers to plan accordingly, allowing extra travel time and exercising caution when driving through construction zones. The safety of both the traveling public and construction workers is of utmost importance, and motorists should stay alert for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information:
For detailed information on the I-10 Widening Project please visit DOTD appreciates the public’s patience during these necessary closures and is committed to minimizing disruptions whenever possible.

Motorists can stay updated on real-time traffic and road conditions by using the 511 Traveler Information System at or by downloading the 511la app. 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.