Baton Rouge area to experience nightly lane closures

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Lane closures are surely a pain. It seems that driving gets worse when there are closures.

Several roads will be experience closures over the course of the next week.

ASCENSION & EBR PARISH – I-10, eastbound and westbound, will have one lane closed from Highland Rd. to Hwy 73 starting Thursday, June 20, 2019 through Thursday, June 27, 2019. Closure times are as follows: 

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:00 PM – 5:00 AM, Friday, June 21, 2019 – EB
  • Friday, June 21, 20191 11:00 PM – 9:00 AM, Saturday, June 22, 2019 – EB
  • Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:00 AM, Sunday, June 23, 2019 – EB & WB
  • Monday, June 24, 2019 8:00 PM – 5:00 AM, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 – EB
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:00 PM – 5:00 AM, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – EB
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 9:00 PM – 5:00 AM, Thursday, June 27, 2019 – EB

The closure is necessary for concrete paving operations.

At the interchange of Airline Hwy(US 61) and Florida Blvd(US 190), there will be alternating lane closures in all directions beginning Wednesday, June 19, and continuing through Thursday, July 25, 2019. Each day, closures will be from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM Monday through Thursday.

These closures are necessary for constructing guardrail and erecting overhead traffic signs.

Bluebonnet Blvd (LA 1248) will have alternating lane closures, in northbound and southbound directions, between the intersections of Interstate 10 and Burbank Dr. (LA 42). Closures will be from 8:00 PM Friday, June 21, to 5:00 AM Monday, June 24, 2019.

These closures are necessary for pavement striping, guardrail replacement, sealing cracks, concrete pavement patching, and removing and repairing concrete sidewalk and curb.

For additional information regarding any of these closures please contact the Project Engineer, Blake Guidry, at (225) 231-4123.

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