***UPDATE***RESCHEDULED:Traffic switch: I-10 EB (MM 43 to MM 46) – Calcasieu Parish
Friday, May 31, 2024 at 1:03:37 PM
UPDATE: This closure has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 2, 2024.

Calcasieu Parish
– The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces a traffic switch on Interstate 10 Eastbound from Mile Marker 43 to Mile Marker 46. Traffic will be moved to the newly-constructed I-10 Eastbound diversion road.

I-10 EB (MM 43 to MM 46)

Beginning at Mile Marker 43, the inside two lanes of I-10 Eastbound will be closed from 7 p.m.-5 a.m. on Sunday June 2, 2024. I-10 Eastbound will be reduced to one lane from Mile Marker 43 to Mile Marker 46 during this time.

These lane closures are necessary to allow the contractor to perform striping operations in conjunction with switching traffic onto the newly-constructed I-10 Eastbound Diversion Road.

I-10 EB at Exit 44 (US 165 – Kinder)
I-10 Eastbound at Exit 44 will be closed from 7:30 p.m.-4 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2024, to allow striping in conjunction with the I-10 Eastbound traffic swap.

Motorists wanting to access US 165 from I-10 should use the following detour routes:

US 165 SB
  • Exit LA 383, South on LA 383 to LA 3258, East on LA 3258 to US 165
  • Exit LA 101, South on LA 101 to I-10 South Frontage Road, West on I-10 South Frontage Road to US 165

US 165 NB
  • Exit LA 383, North on LA 383 to LA 101, East on LA 101 to US 165
  • Exit LA 101, North on LA 101 to US 165

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 www.511la.org, 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 www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.