GONZALES, La. (BRPROUD) – This is not the way we wanted to start Mother’s Day weekend.
All lanes are now back open at I-10 East in Gonzales and delays continue to affect motorists.
Louisiana DOTD is providing more information below including how long the backup is for drivers:
All lanes are open on I-10 East at Mile Marker 178 (past LA 30). Congestion has reached approximately two miles.— Baton Rouge Traffic (@BR_Traffic) May 7, 2021
The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office provided this information around 5:30 a.m.:
I-10 at Exit 179 eastbound in Gonzales is currently closed due to large pieces of concrete in the roadway. DOTD has been notified and there is no estimated time frame when it will reopen at this time. Please use alternate route.