Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

Type: Organization
Name: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

DOTD Reminds Motorists to Drive Safely During the Labor Day Holiday Weekend*

Baton Rouge: The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reminds motorists to use traveler resources and practice extra caution when traveling on the roadways during the Labor Day holiday weekend (Saturday, August 30, through Monday, September ... [Published Noodls - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Accident blocks all lanes on Airline Drive at Little Farms Avenue

An accident has blocked all lanes heading east and west along Airline Drive at Little Farms Avenue, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Check back with NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune for more updates as they become ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

DOTD: Congestion on I-10 West near Welsh as result of accident cleanup

8 minutes 40 seconds ago by KATCThe Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reports there is congestion on I-10 West from Mile Marker 59 to Mile Marker 54, in Welsh as a result of cleanup operations from an accident that has cleared.DOTD ... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lafayette Metropolitan Planning Organization Launches Bike and Pedestrian Safety Campaign

8 minutes 33 seconds agoThe Lafayette Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), partnering with Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government, recently launched a multi-media campaign as part of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety and Healthy Community ... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Some drivers blame St. George-Baton Rouge battle for road project delay

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -Work on a construction project that should be widening a major roadway has stopped and some who live in the area wonder if the political battle between St. George and Baton Rouge is to blame.Jones Creek Road between Tiger Bend ... [Published WAFB - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

I-10 Closure in St. Martin Parish Tuesday

7 minutes 36 seconds ago by DOTDThe Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Tuesday, August 26th, Interstate 10 will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound direction, at milepost 115, to allow crews to make road repairs.The ... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Crews to repair lights, install cable barriers on I-10 in N.O. East

Monica Hernandez / Eyewitness NewsEmail: mhernandez@wwltv.com | Twitter: @mhernandezwwlNEW ORLEANS – Thursday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development symbolically broke ground on a $1.2 million project to install cable barriers along ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 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 - Aug 20 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]

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...its desire to become a more walkable, bike-able place," noted Kevin Blanchard, Chief Development Officer with Lafayette Consolidated Government. "But that's not just about our physical infrastructure - it's also about our attitudes and awareness." Developed specifically for Acadiana, the purpose of theregional programis to educate motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians about the rules of the road...
...in the parish for highway improvements and this area of the parish is one of the ones that had grown over the past 20, 30, 40 years," Harmon said. "This area of the parish is probably getting at least half of all the major projects that were approved."
...of cable barriers, State Police has seen a drastic reduction in crossover type crashes, serious injury crashes and fatality crashes," said Manale. "We consider every vehicle that impacts those barriers and stops from crossing into oncoming traffic a tragedy prevented - and, that's our ultimate goal."
..."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...

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Accident blocks all lanes on Airline Drive at L... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 30 2014]
DOTD Reminds Motorists to Drive Safely During t... [Published Noodls - Aug 30 2014]
DOTD: Congestion on I-10 West near Welsh as res... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 29 2014]
Lafayette Metropolitan Planning Organization La... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 28 2014]
Ascension Parish, Iberville Parish agree to stu... [Published Gonzales Weekly Citizen - Aug 28 2014]
Morgan City council OKs levee plan [Published StMaryNow.com - Aug 27 2014]
Some drivers blame St. George-Baton Rouge battl... [Published WAFB - Aug 26 2014]
I-10 Closure in St. Martin Parish Tuesday [Published KATC 3 - Aug 25 2014]
DOTD Announces Start of Orleans Parish Cable Ba... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
Crews to repair lights, install cable barriers ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 22 2014]
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over runs through Sep... [Published L' Observateur - Aug 20 2014]
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]
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