Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and development announced that I-10 westbound is now closed at the Texas state line due to flooding. The road closure is between Exit 7 (LA 3063, West Street) and Exit 4 (US 90, Toomey Road) west of Vinton.
The recommended alternate route for large commercial vehicles is I-49 north to I-20 west. Smaller vehicles can use other routes north to I-20 west.
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org.
Additionally, motorists can find out travel information for Texas via www.drivetexas.org.
US 190 MILEPOST AT THE TEXAS STATE LINE (MILEPOST 0.0) - BEAUREGARD PARISH
ROAD CLOSED: US 190 at the Texas State Line (Milepost 0.0) is closed due to high water in Texas.
LA 12 MILEPOST 0.0 - Calcasieu Parish
ROAD CLOSED: LA 12 Closed at Milepost 0.0 due to high water in Texas.
DOTD urges the public to use caution when traveling today and be alert to the potential for high water.