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February 2022 Open House Exhibits

During February of 2022 two events were held where the public was invited to learn about the I-10 widening project through Baton Rouge. Numerous exhibits were on display and are provided below in digital format. The open house style events were: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Crowne Plaza Hotel Ballroom 4728 […]

Scope of I-10 Segment 1 is Expanding, Community Open House Events Project Update and Input Opportunities

Baton Rouge — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has expanded Segment 1 of the I-10 Improvements Project in Baton Rouge to include the Acadian Thruway interchange. Expanding the work area eastward to include Acadian will result in significant time and cost savings for the project. This expansion is estimated to save $50 […]

February 2022 Public Open House Events Announced

Baton Rouge — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) invites the public to a pair of open house events offering information about the I-10 Improvements project through Baton Rouge. Officials and project professionals will be on hand to answer questions about noise walls and other aspects of the project.   Download Press Release

Designs for I-10 City Park Lake Bridge selected

Baton Rouge — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has selected a preferred design for the I-10 bridge over City Park Lake in Baton Rouge and a preferred design for monument towers which will accentuate the bridge. The selected designs are bridge Option C – the “arched panel” design, and monument tower Option A which prominently features the pelican motif.

FONSI Approved by FHWA

A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was approved by FHWA on February 12, 2021. Please see the links below to view the documents that comprise the FONSI and EA as well as the materials presented during the public hearings and the responses to comments received on the EA. Download FONSI

I-10 Widening Plan in Baton Rouge Includes Major Changes to These Exits

The current planning/environmental study continues to be of interest to residents and commuters in our area. Recent media coverage below provides a reminder of the project area and potential improvements under discussion. Read the Advocate Article

Gov. Edwards Announces Major Infrastructure Projects in Three Areas of Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D., announced the state’s intention to utilize federal Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle Bonds (GARVEE Bonds) to construct four major projects in three areas of Louisiana that have been part of the State’s Transportation Master Plan for decades. The state […]

I-10 Feasibility Study Final Report Added

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and the project team announce the availability of the I-10 Corridor Improvements: Stage 0 Feasibility Study report. The final report, dated July 2016, has been added to the Project Info page of this website under the heading I-10 Corridor Improvements: Stage 0 Feasibility Study. The final report concludes the DOTD’s Stage […]

DOTD to Host Public Meetings Regarding I-10 Corridor Improvement Survey

BATON ROUGE — The Department of Transportation and Development will host three public meetings to discuss the results of recently conducted surveys concerning the Interstate 10 corridor in Baton Rouge. DOTD officials will present regional traffic study results and will gather public input regarding potential improvement, community concerns, and ideas for mitigation and enhancement. Residents […]

I-10 Corridor Improvements Survey Deadline Extended

BATON ROUGE – With input from nearly 7,000 area residents so far, the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD) and the Providence Engineering Team are extending the deadline for community participation in an online public survey regarding the I-10 Corridor Improvement Study. “Survey responses are continuing to come in, and we are getting requests […]