High Rise bridge to close for repairs this week

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The I-10 High Rise bridge will close for repairs Thursday night going in to Friday morning.

The bridge will be undergoing emergency repair to a sign on the structure.

According to DOTD, both the eastbound and westbound lanes of the bridge will be closed starting Thursday night at 10 p.m. until Friday morning at 5 a.m.

Drivers will need to take US 90 Chef Menteur Highway as an alternate route.

DOTD also urges drivers to be aware of the equipment and construction site during that time.

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