4:00 pm update
LA 91 at the Pontoon Bridge is closed due to high water.
Vermilion Parish high water on roadways. DOTD workers are enroute to put signs up at the following locations:
LA 333 in Intracoastal City to LA 82
LA 694 from LA 335 to LA 82
LA 1266 at Pallmetto Park
LA 1266 at LA 690
LA 3267- Between John Hardy Drive and Hospital Drive
LA 3267 @ Flat Deck Bridge South of Highway 14
LA 182 at Chesnut
LA 182 at Bank Street
LA 14 at LA 676
St. Landry Parish
LA 343 @ LA 761 is closed.
LA 343 Acadia / Lafayette Parish Line is closed due to approximately two feet of water on roadway.
LA 347 @ Doyle Melancon has been opened
St. Martin Parish: Remain Closed
I-10 East and West @ LA 347 Exit ramps only
LA 347 @ LA 678
Troopers are opening Interstate 49 north and soutbound at this time. Troopers will continue to monitor the rainfall. If the need arises, Troopers and DOTD will will shut down the Interstate for the safety of the public. Motorist are urged to continue to monitor thier local news and 511la.orgfor local road closures.
10:30 am update
Additional Road Closure: Remain Closed
LA 182 @ Lafayette Parish / St. Landry Parish Line
High Water on Roadway / DOTD Responding:
LA 182 Between I-49 & Sunset
LA 182 & Craftsman Road
LA 343 between LA 93 & LA 356 (Church Point area)
LA 182 @ Don Guilbeau Road
LA 182 @ Borel Drive
Due to storm activity in the Lafayette area, motorists are urged to stay off the roadways. The weather is predicted to stay in the area for several more hours, which will continue to raise water levels and saturate the ground.
Troopers, Sheriff’s Deputies, City Police, Wildlife & Fisheries, DOTD, and numerous agencies are assisting stranded motorists from flooded vehicles along Interstate I-49 near Sunset and Grand Coteau.
Troopers wish to remind motorists to stay out of standing water on the roadway. Motorists are unable to determine the depth of the water or if the roadway has been damaged from the floods.
Dial *LSP for assistance and please utilize 511la.org for road closures. Troopers ask that you only contact Troop I if there is an emergency.