First steps taken toward third Baton Rouge bridge

The recently created Capital Area Road and Bridge District (CARB-D) is officially looking for a firm to conduct final studies the federal government requires for construction to begin on a new bridge.

Claycut bridge reopens one year later

The bridge connecting Claycut Road and S. Acadian Thruway over Dawson’s Creek has reopened after just under a year of construction.

  LSU sophomore struck, killed by SUV on Nicholson Drive; vigil planned

A teenager was fatally struck by an SUV Tuesday night.

  Vacherie man dies in U-Haul crash on Hwy. 61

One person is dead after a crash involving a U-Haul truck Wednesday morning.

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Road Closures

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

  New law requires interstate barriers have holes for drainage

Fortunately, Hurricane Barry did not deliver the punch it initially threatened, but that didn’t keep many in Livingston Parish from worrying about the wall along I-12. Improved designs in the wall barricade are now part of a federal law.