Louisiana’s first bus rapid transit project will connect Nicholson Drive to Plank Road

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome says a major improvement for Baton Rouge’s bus system is in the works.

  I-10 W at Lobdell reopened more than 12 hours later after overturned tractor-trailer at Whiskey Bay

I-10 W at Lobdell finally reopened around 7 p.m. Monday night (Nov. 23) after being closed for more than 12 hours.

DOTD selects contractor for first phase of I-10 widening project from LA 415 to I-10/12 split

On Monday, Nov. 23, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced it has selected a contractor for the first phase of the I-10 widening project from LA 415 in West Baton Rouge Parish to the I-10/I-12 split in Baton Rouge.

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Road Closures/Lane Shifts

Here is a list of current road closures in the area.

  LSP: Tanker driver rear-ended trooper on shoulder before explosion

Both drivers suffered moderate injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

  LSP warns drivers troopers are cracking down on speeding ahead of the holidays

Louisiana State Police is warning speeders that its troopers are cracking down on drivers not following speed limits.