FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Road Closures/Lane Shifts

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

DOTD selects consultant for I-10 widening project in Baton Rouge area

Officials with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) say they have selected a consultant to advise them on a project to widen a portion of I-10 in the Baton Rouge area.

  EBR Metro Council approves pedestrian and bicycle master plan

The East Baton Rouge Parish Pedestrian and Bicycle Masterplan was approved unanimously by the metro council in a 9-0 vote.

CATS awarded nearly $4M in federal grant money to buy electric buses

The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) announced Wednesday, June 3 that it has been awarded $3,872,089 in federal grant money to buy electric buses.

Portion of Burbank Drive closed Thursday due to gas leak

Burbank Drive from Bluebonnet Boulevard to Highland Road has now reopened after being closed for several hours Thursday due to a gas leak.

  Young girl dead, another child critically injured in wreck near Siegen Lane; impairment suspected

Neither child was properly restrained at the time of the crash, according to police. Impairment is suspected to be a factor.