Bonnet Carre Spillway temporary closure Sunday


LAPLACE, La. (BRPROUD) – Bonnet Carre Spillway will temporary close on Sunday, Dec. 19 from noon to 5 p.m. to allow Entergy—electric company to reinstall overhead transmission lines after Tuesday’s, fatal helicopter crash.

Louisiana State Police and the Department of Transportation and Development will also be present at the closure points. Drivers should lookout for construction crews and their safety equipment.

Drivers can take these following detours;

  • I-10 East traffic should detour to US 61 South near Gramercy to I-310 North to reenter I-10 East.
  • I-10 West traffic should detour to I-310 South to US 61 North to US 51 North to reenter I-10 West.

For more information, contact 511 or visit Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).

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