The previously scheduled closure for June 9-11 was postponed after the contractor determined that because of the complexity of the connection and the possibility of bad weather, it was best to halt operations until the entire process could be safely completed.
I-10 East will be closed near Sorrento beginning on Friday, July 7, at 9 p.m. Both eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 will be closed where it intersects with US 61 in Ascension Parish near Sorrento. Also the US 61 On-ramp to I-10 Eastbound will be closed. The lanes and ramp will be closed through Monday, July 10, at 5 a.m., weather permitting, to install the repaired deck span section of the bridge for the westbound onramp from US 61 to I-10.
The suggested detour requires motorists traveling eastbound to exit onto US Hwy 61. They can then proceed to LA 641 to get back to I-10 as shown in the attached detour map.