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.