Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

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Name: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Federal judge dismisses La. Highway 3132 lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed without prejudice a lawsuit seeking to bar the Stage 1 planning and environmental study for extending Louisiana Highway 3132/Inner Loop Expressway until all alternative routes have been properly identified.On Wednesday, U.S. ... [Published Shreveport Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

UPDATE: DOTD To Shut Down Johnston Street For Crash Investigation

Acadian Ambulance (Ken Romero)UPDATE : The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced it will shut sown Johnston Street near Lana Drive intermittently Thursday to allow crews to investigate the crash.The closures are expected ... [Published 973 The Dawg - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

All lanes reopened on Interstate 12 at Drusilla Lane

Advocate staff reportJuly 31, 2014The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced that Interstate 12 west has reopened following cleanup of a diesel leak from an 18-wheeler.Hazmat crews were dispatched to the scene and performed ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Railroad repairs shut down major road, may impact your commute

You will need to find an alternate route if you plan to travel on LA 6 in Sabine Parish next week.The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced Wednesday that it will be closing LA 6 at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track.The ... [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

I-20 pedestrian bridge damaged

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A dump truck slammed into a pedestrian bridge early Tuesday morning causing significant structure damage. One lane is closed on I-20 westbound at mile marker 7 where the crash happened. The lane was closed before the crash for ... [Published KSLA - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Northbound Airline Hwy. closed at Florida Blvd. after crash, traffic being diverted

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, US 61 North (Airline Highway) is closed to traffic at Florida Boulevard due to an accident.Traffic is being diverted onto Florida Boulevard. The traffic backup ... [Published WAFB - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Left lane blocked on I-110 South before Capitol Access

The left lane of Interstate 110 South is blocked before Capitol Access because of an accident, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Twitter.Congestion has reached North 22nd Street, DOTD tweeted. ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Officials promise to unsnarl La. 1 traffic

PORT ALLEN — As daily congestion along La. 1 and the Mississippi River bridge on Interstate 10 continues to infuriate drivers sitting in traffic, West Baton Rouge Parish officials received word recently that some relief is on the way.But it’s not necessarily ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Intermittent lane closures on I-10 Basin Bridge postponed to Friday

2 minutes 43 seconds ago by KATCHENDERSON, La. -- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that tonight's sweeping operation on the I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, in St. Martin and Iberville Parish, has been ppostponed ... [Published KATC 3 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New DOTD Website Lets drivers plan ahead for traffic

A recent update to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development website allows users to take advantage of new ways to look at traffic.The website, www.511la.org , features streaming video, as opposed to the old static image cameras. According ... [Published LSU Daily Reveille - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

State: work begins on final segment of I-49 North

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - State highway officials say work on the final segment of Interstate 49 North is underway. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development said Wednesday that construction has been divided into two phases for Segment ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 4 reports

More businesses petitioning to be annexed into Baton Rouge

St. George (Source: WAFB)Exclusive: Photos from Inside Anthony Sowell's Home Inside Look: Exclusives Photos Paint Disturbing Scene Inside Home of Anthony SowellUpdated: Saturday, May 1 2010 11:19 AM EDT 2010-05-01 16:19:26 GMTGRAPHIC PICTURES: CLEVELAND, ... [Published WAFB - Jul 10 2014]

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"The effort is to try to improve the overall travel time and the safety of traffic that is on the expressway" said the DOTD's Stephen Glasscock
"The completion of I-49 South is a priority for the state," said Secretary LeBas. "With the support of Governor Jindal, we're able to pursue innovative ways, such as the design-build method, to move us one step closer to achieving our goal of upgrading U S 90 to interstate standards."
"As one of the first things visitors and residents will see upon entering our town, this marker will honor our namesake and play a role in educating as well. It represents the spirit of the hard-working, resilient people who have carved their living out of the land here for centuries" Kerner said

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Federal judge dismisses La. Highway 3132 lawsuit [Published Shreveport Times - 3 hours ago]
UPDATE: DOTD To Shut Down Johnston Street For C... [Published 973 The Dawg - 9 hours ago]
All lanes reopened on Interstate 12 at Drusilla... [Published Bayou Buzz - 9 hours ago]
Interstate 12 at Drusilla Lane closed due to in... [Published Bayou Buzz - 10 hours ago]
Johnston Street to see closures Thursday [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - 23 hours ago]
Summer time road construction rolls into the Ar... [Published KTAL-TV - 23 hours ago]
DOTD recognized for exceptional use of Geospati... [Published Post South - Jul 30 2014]
Railroad repairs shut down major road, may impa... [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 30 2014]
I-20 pedestrian bridge damaged [Published KSLA - Jul 29 2014]
Northbound Airline Hwy. closed at Florida Blvd.... [Published WAFB - Jul 28 2014]
Left lane blocked on I-110 South before Capitol... [Published The Advocate - Jul 28 2014]
Officials promise to unsnarl La. 1 traffic [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 27 2014]
DOTD promises congestion fixes along La. 1 [Published The Advocate - Jul 27 2014]
Pat Derouselle among finalists for Jefferson Award [Published TecheToday.com - Jul 26 2014]
UPDATE: Intermittent lane closures on I-10 Basi... [Published KATC 3 - Jul 24 2014]
New DOTD Website Lets drivers plan ahead for tr... [Published LSU Daily Reveille - Jul 24 2014]
I-10 East lane closure Thursday morning at mile... [Published KATC 3 - Jul 23 2014]
DOTD: Parts of I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge to... [Published KATC 3 - Jul 22 2014]
DOTD to close roadway Wednesday in Franklin [Published Daily Iberian - Jul 21 2014]
Traffic signals to be installed at Pontchartrai... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 21 2014]
DOTD temporarily closing St. John I-10 on ramps [Published L' Observateur - Jul 21 2014]
State: work begins on final segment of I-49 North [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 17 2014]
I-49 North construction closer to completion [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 16 2014]
DOTD announces Grand Prairie rest area now open... [Published KATC 3 - Jul 16 2014]
DOTD announces enhancements to 511 Travel Infor... [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 16 2014]
Officials announce Essen Lane closure to repair... [Published WAFB - Jul 16 2014]
Ostrica Locks temporarily closed through July 20 [Published The Plaquemines Gazette - Jul 15 2014]
Squabble could hurt Louisiana [Published Daily Comet - Jul 15 2014]
Work to widen U.S. 90 to begin next month [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 14 2014]
Work to begin next month to widen U.S. 90 in Br... [Published The Advocate - Jul 13 2014]
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