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Lane of I-10 westbound to close late Tuesday night

FOX 8 received this news release from the state Department of Transportation and Development Tuesday:

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces an overnight lane closure, Tuesday, May 14 from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. 

The right lane of I-10 westbound, between Transcontinental Drive and Veterans Memorial Boulevard, will be closed while crews remove temporary traffic barrier walls. During the closure, the Veterans Memorial Boulevard exit ramp will be closed and traffic will be detoured to Power Boulevard.

All planned construction activities are weather-dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to drive with caution through this and other highway work zones. Also, be alert for the presence of construction workers and equipment.

Geaux Wider NOLA is a multi-year construction initiative to widen Interstate 10 from six to 10 lanes between Clearview Parkway and Veterans Memorial Boulevard. The project will increase capacity, improve safety and enhance mobility on this heavily traveled segment of I-10 in Jefferson Parish. For more information, visit http://www.geauxwidernola.com.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 930 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state's aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, or call DOTD's Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting www.511la.org . Out of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).

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