UPDATE 3PM 3/5/15: The DOTD has reopened I-49 through Shreveport northbound from La. 526 to I-20 and southbound from I-20 to La. 3132.

Additionally,l-220 in Bossier and Caddo Parishes has been reopened.

UPDATE: DOTD has reopened the LA 154 Bridge over Lake Bistineau and LA 3 Benton Road Overpass.


Interstate 49 from LA Hwy. 1 to the Arkansas state line is closed. Traffic will be detoured to US Hwy. 71.

Also, the urban portion of I-49 in Shreveport between Bert Kouns and I-20 is closed.

I-220 is closed from I-20 at Harrah's Louisiana Downs to I-20 in West Shreveport.

The Benton Road overpass near City Hall is now closed.

The DOTD reminds motorists that they can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511.

You can also use the new "Way to Geaux" application to receive real-time travel alerts.