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Louisiana adding new technology to Interstates

Louisiana adding new technology to Interstates
Tech Corner

POSTED: Tuesday, January 5, 2010 - 5:58pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 1:15pm

Louisiana is adding more cameras, signs, and radar detectors along Interstates 10 and 49 between Baton Rouge and Lafayette.

It's part of an $8 million project to help manage traffic delays on the roads. DOTD officials say the technology has been used in Baton Rouge since 2005. The system tracks traffic information in real time to give drivers a heads up when there are delays.

You can check for traffic accidents and congestion at home or work by logging onto www.511.la.org -- or calling 511.