Expect road closures at certain railroad crossings in Ascension Parish this week

Officials with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development want to warn drivers of closures at certain railroad crossings from Jan. 21 through Jan. 25.

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Road Closures/Lane Shifts

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

Multiple accidents snarl traffic I-55 Southbound

Drives are urged to take an alternate route

  A look ahead at projects planned to end traffic jams in Baton Rouge, surrounding parishes

The Department of Transportation has several projects planned to elevate gridlock in various parts of the Greater Baton Rouge area and surrounding parishes.

  More Americans traveling for the holidays than ever

AAA says more people, 105 million to be exact, are leaving their homes to visit friends and family than ever before.

Several injured following wreck on I-10 near Bluff Road

A wreck caused a portion of I-10 to shut down Friday morning.