Special Alert
Special Alert

Traveler Information

As you're traveling through Southwest Louisiana, stay update to date on road conditions and detours by using these websites and mobile apps. 

***The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced that construction work on I-10 in Lake Charles is scheduled to begin on March 3. Work will begin in the eastbound lanes of I-10. The outside lane will remain open while construction takes place in the inside lanes. Once complete, traffic will move to the new construction while repairs are completed in the closed outside lane. The westbound lanes will follow a similar pattern. Lane closures will be in effect on a 24/7 basis.

Motorists are advised to use I-210 as a detour while work takes place. Additionally, motorists may use LA 12 via LA 27 and U.S. 171. Click here for map.

Click HERE to see live camera footage of I-10 Traffic. 

If you have any questions about the I-10 bridge construction you are asked to call 337-437-9100***

Louisiana Traveler Information via Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development


511 Traveler App

511 App LogoLouisiana 511 is the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s (LaDOTD) official traffic and traveler information app. The Louisiana 511 app provides statewide up-to-date traffic information for interstates, U.S. routes and state highways in Louisiana. It does not include information for parish roads or city streets. 

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Waze LogoAlways know what’s happening on the road with Waze. Even if you know the way, Waze tells you instantly about traffic, construction, police, crashes, & more. If traffic is bad on your route, Waze will change it to save you time.

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