I-10 between Bluebonnet, Wards Creek to experience weekend lane closures

I-10 between Bluebonnet, Wards Creek to experience weekend lane closures
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POSTED: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 1:35pm

UPDATE: There has been a change to the ramp closure for Friday and Saturday nights. The Bluebonnet Blvd. on ramp to I-10 westbound will now be open. The closure will be moved to the on ramp that services traffic from the Picardy Overpass/Mall Frontage Road to I-10 westbound. This ramp will be closed from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.

ORIGINAL: The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that I-10 westbound will have lane closures between Bluebonnet Blvd. and Wards Creek beginning Friday, September 27, at 10 a.m., until Monday, September 30, at 5 a.m., for pavement repairs. Two lanes will remain open to traffic at all times. Additionally, the westbound Bluebonnet on-ramp to I-10 will be closed between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Beginning Thursday morning, DOTD message boards on Bluebonnet Blvd. and I-10 westbound will alert drivers to the closure.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds drivers to please drive with caution through the construction site, and to be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Citizens can get the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions by using the 511 Traveler Information System simply by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org.

Motorists can also obtain information regarding road closures by contacting DOTD’s Customer Service Center at 1-877-4LA-DOTD (1-877-452-3683). The center is open 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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