Another day of interstate closures across Louisiana and New Orleans

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 18, 2018 - 7:01 am
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Hundreds of miles of interstate remain closed in Louisiana, including all of I-10 from Slidell; through New Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles and on through Baton Rouge and Lafayette.

Also closed: Sections of the I-12, I-55, I-610 and I-310.

The good news, is that there are several routes across the lake now open.  Those include: One lane each way on the Causeway, US 51, US 90, and Highway 11.

Also open are Airline Highway and Airline Drive, US 190, the Huey P Long Bridge and the Crescent City Connection.

Here is a list of the latest "critical alerts" from the Department of Transportation and Development


I-10 in both directions: Ice.
Between Exit 239B and Exit 240B: US 90; Chef Menteur Highway (near New Orleans). Look out for ice on the roadway. The bridge is closed.

I-10 in both directions: Ice.
Between Exit 248: Michoud Blvd (New Orleans) and Exit 263: LA 433; Old Spanish Trail (near Slidell). Look out for ice on the roadway. The road is closed.

I-10 in both directions: Ice.
Between Sorrento Rest Area (near Sorrento) and Exit 210: I-55 (Laplace). Look out for ice on the roadway. The road is closed.

I-12 in both directions: Ice.
Between I-10 (near Baton Rouge) and Exit 59: LA 21 (1 mile west of the Covington area). Look out for ice on the roadway. The road is closed.

I-55 in both directions: Ice.
Between Exit 1: I-10; Old US 51 (Laplace) and Exit 23: US 51B (near Ponchatoula). Look out for ice on the roadway. The road is closed.

I-310 in both directions: Ice.
Between Exit 7: LA 18; River Road (near Destrehan) and Exit 1: I-10 (near Kenner). Look out for ice on the roadway. The road is closed. 

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