DOTD announces intermittent lane closures on I-10 for sweeping

HENDERSON, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that there will be intermittent lane closures on the I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge from Friday, May 17, to Saturday, May 18, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., for a sweeping operation.

The intermittent lane closures will take place on I-10 in the east and westbound directions from two-miles east of Exit 115 (Cecilia/Henderson) to Exit 135 (Ramah), weather permitting.

This closure has no vehicle restrictions. Emergency vehicles have access to the area.  No detour is necessary for this work.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 930 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

For more information, please visit, email, or call DOTD's Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).