According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT), Interstate 10 westbound is closed at the Louisiana/Texas state line due to flooding from Harvey. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is encouraging motorists traveling west through Mississippi to Texas to use Interstate 20. Motorists can access Interstate 20 by using Interstate 55 in Mississippi.
Below are resources to access the latest information on road closures.
· MDOT: www.MDOTtraffic.com
· LADOTD: www.511la.org
· TXDOT: www.drivetexas.org
For more information, see information below from LADOTD.
Road or Lane Status
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 8:45 AM
Baton Rouge, LA – 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.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for providing a safe intermodal transportation network that is planned, designed, constructed and maintained in an effective, cost-efficient and environmentally sensitive manner. MDOT’s objective is to maximize taxpayer’s dollars by providing a safe, efficient multimodal network that enhances economic stability and growth. For more information, visit GoMDOT.com.