UPDATE, 3:35 p.m.: The DOTD announced that the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge is now open to traffic. I-10 is now open through Baton Rouge.
DOTD announces Atchafalaya Basin Bridge is now open to traffichttps://t.co/6mtgmlN59X— Louisiana DOTD (@La_DOTD) February 17, 2021
ORIGINAL POST: BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced it will begin reopening Interstate 10 in phases this afternoon.
According to a tweet from the DOTD, officials will first open I-10 westbound at La. 415 west of Baton Rouge. That will be followed by an opening of I-10 westbound at the I-12 split. Then, I-10 will open eastbound at La. 415, with the final portion opening eastbound from Lafayette.
No timeline has been given in the reopenings.
I-10 and I-12 in Baton Rouge will begin to re-open today in various phases. The current plan is to open I-10 WB at LA 415 followed by I-10 WB at the I-10/I-12 split, then I-10 EB at LA 415, then I-10 EB from Lafayette and from I-12 at Airline Hwy.https://t.co/RGcbrON8ky— Louisiana DOTD (@La_DOTD) February 17, 2021