(Lafayette, Louisiana) - If you will be hitting the highway next week, you will want to note the following closure information from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

I-10 Eastbound exit ramp and on-ramp at Exit 101 (LA 182 - University Avenue) will be closed on the following night:

UPDATE: Due to weather delays, this closure has been extended as follows. Thank you for your patience.

  • Tuesday, July 9 at 8:00 p.m. until Wednesday, July 10 at 6:00 a.m.; and,
  • Wednesday, July 10 at 8:00 p.m. until Thursday, July 11 at 6:00 a.m.

The ramp closures are necessary to allow crews to perform milling and paving operations for the I-10 ramp.

Motorists traveling on I-10 EB will only be able to access LA 182 (University Avenue) via the posted detour route, which includes continuing eastbound on I-10 to Exit 103B (I-49/US 90 - Opelousas), continuing onto I-49 Exit 1B (I-10 West - Lake Charles), then take I-10 Westbound to Exit 101 (LA 182 - University Avenue).

Motorists traveling on LA 182 (University Avenue) will only be able to access I-10 Eastbound via the posted detour route, which includes taking I-10 Westbound to Exit 100 (US 167/LA 3184 - Ambassador Caffery Parkway), turning south on US 167/LA 3184, then take I-10 Eastbound.

Emergency vehicles will not have access to the entrance and exit ramps at Exit 101 (LA 182 - University Avenue).

Detour routes will be posted during the ramp closure periods.

There will be no vehicle width restrictions with this work.

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.

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