UPDATE: We were just notified by Lake Charles City Police:
Avoid I-10 wb east side for the next 3 hours due to a major wreck on top of the bridge
We were just notified of a accident that has occurred this morning on the I-1o bridge Westbound on the Lake Charles side.
Louisiana Department of Transportation Officials announced that the westbound lanes of the I-10 bridge will be closed tonight April 3rd, 2012 from 9 P.M. to 5 A.M. tomorrow morning, and the eastbound lanes will be closed tomorrow night April 4th, 2012 from 9 P.M. to 5 A.M. Thursday morning.
Here is a traffic update for you that use the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge for your commutes.
The Lake Charles Police Department is reporting that the bridge will be closed the next two nights and that traffic will be directed to detour at I-210. Here is the times and dates the bridge will be closed.
For all you folks who use the I-10 Bridge Eastbound to commute to work be aware that one lane of the bridge will be closed Thursday and Friday. Here is the latest on the construction and lane closure for the bridge.