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.

Additionally:

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.

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