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Hwy. 11 bridge over Lake Pontchartrain closed for repairs

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SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) -

The Highway 11 bridge over Lake Pontchartrain has been closed for emergency repairs. 

The bridge closed Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. and will remain closed until further notice, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

Drivers are advised to take the Interstate 10 Twin Span Bridge as an alternate route.

The DOTD did not provide details about the nature of repairs to the bridge. 

They ask drivers to drive with caution through any construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

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. 

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