Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

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Name: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over runs through Sept. 1

Highway safety professionals and advocates across the nation rally together to keep drunk drivers off the roads and save lives, and the South Central Safe Community Partnership is participating in this initiative and spread the word — Drive Sober or Get ... [Published L' Observateur - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

I-12 interchange improvements to clear way for Greens at Millerville groundbreaking

A key infrastructure project that has been holding up the start of construction at the Greens at Millerville—developer Windy Gladney's planned mixed-use development on Interstate 12 and Millerville Road—is set to get under way within the month. After ... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

They don’t call it Breaux Bridge for nothing

There are several other 60-plus-year-old lift-span bridges extant on Bayou Teche – one at Parks, for example. One at Loreauville. But the bridge everybody knows is the one here. Le pont de Pont Breaux.This bridge is the successor to a succession of bridges, ... [Published TecheToday.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

DOTD: US 90 in Broussard to have lane closure

12 minutes 4 seconds ago by KATCBROUSSARD, LA - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the southbound left lane of US 90, between Celebrity Drive and Albertson Parkway, will be closed for construction work starting ... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Construction firms will make their pitch Thursday for $546 million airport contract

The New Orleans Aviation Board, which manages the airport, opted to appoint an entirely new Review Committee rather than use the same members who oversaw a previous attempt to choose a contractor. The Aviation Board abandoned that selection process after ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Right lane blocked on I-110 North before Evangeline Street

Advocate staff reportAug. 04, 2014The right of Interstate 110 North is blocked before Evangeline Street because of an accident, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Twitter.There is no congestion at this time, DOTD ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Stopping signs

Increased attention will be paid to political signs illegally placed on public property this election season, according to city and parish officials.Some signage has already been confiscated in Tangipahoa Parish and the Louisiana Department of Transportation ... [Published Hammond Daily Star - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Dangerous intersection getting facelift

The intersection of Louisiana Highway 438 and Louisiana Highway 25, where a fatal crash occurred in early June, will soon look markedly different, according to Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development officials.Nineteen-year-old Pine resident ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 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 - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 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 - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 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 - Jul 31 2014]
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]

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..."When they built the interchange in the 1970s, they couldn't build the onramp where they needed to because of the golf course," says Gladney. "So they had to do this backwards onramp that loops around and has been the source of many wrecks." Motorists trying to get from Millerville onto I-12 west must first head east then loop around and merge onto the westbound interstate...
"It allows traffic to merge in a more optimal fashion so you're not starting and stopping" said Mark Jernigan, director of the New Orleans Department of Public Works

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over runs through Sep... [Published L' Observateur - 19 hours ago]
I-12 interchange improvements to clear way for ... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Aug 18 2014]
They don’t call it Breaux Bridge for nothing [Published TecheToday.com - Aug 16 2014]
DOTD: US 90 in Broussard to have lane closure [Published KATC 3 - Aug 15 2014]
Baudoin Sr., Nolan A. [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 06 2014]
DPW: New apartment complex on Perkins shouldn't... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Aug 06 2014]
Construction firms will make their pitch Thursd... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 05 2014]
Selection process for $546 million airport cont... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 04 2014]
Right lane blocked on I-110 North before Evange... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 04 2014]
Stopping signs [Published Hammond Daily Star - Aug 02 2014]
Dangerous intersection getting facelift [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Aug 02 2014]
Federal judge dismisses La. Highway 3132 lawsuit [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 31 2014]
UPDATE: DOTD To Shut Down Johnston Street For C... [Published 973 The Dawg - Jul 31 2014]
All lanes reopened on Interstate 12 at Drusilla... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 31 2014]
Interstate 12 at Drusilla Lane closed due to in... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 31 2014]
Johnston Street to see closures Thursday [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
Summer time road construction rolls into the Ar... [Published KTAL-TV - Jul 31 2014]
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]
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