Ascension road closures

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

I-10 Eastbound will have both Travel Lanes closed, at the intersection of I-10 at US 61 in Ascension Parish. Also the I-10 Eastbound On Ramp from US 61 will be closed.

The full interstate closure eastbound will begin Friday, Jan. 13 at 9 p.m. and will remain closed through Monday, Jan. 16 until 5 a.m. (weather permitting).

Motorists traveling eastbound will be required to exit onto US 61, then they will proceed to La. 641 to get back to Interstate 10.

The closure of Interstate 10 is to allow crews to remove the damaged section of the bridge for the Westbound On Ramp onto I-10 from US 61.

"DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment," said a statement from DOTD.

Beginning Monday, Jan. 16 through Wednesday, Jan. 18, La. 621 will be closed to traffic between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day for bridge repairs at Black Bayou. The point of closure is 0.2 miles east of the intersection of La. 621 and La. 44. All lanes will be open to traffic outside of these daily times.

Detour signing will be posted, directing east bound La. 621 traffic north on La. 44 for one mile to the junction of La. 931, east on La. 931 for three miles to the junction of La. 431, then one mile to the junction of La. 621. The west bound La. 621 detour is north on La. 431 to the junction of La. 931, west on La. 931 to the junction of La. 44, then south on La. 44 to the junction of La. 621.