Updates

May 19 2022 Open House Exhibits

A public open house event was held Thursday evening, May 19, 2022 in the Southdowns Elementary School Gymnasium located at 2050 Hood Avenue in Baton Rouge. The purpose of the event was to initiate a dialog with area residents and businesses about potential amenities which could be provided by DOTD within the I-10 right of […]

May 2022 Public Open House Event Announced

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) invites the public to an open house event to offer input on community connections and context sensitive solutions for the I-10 BR Widening project. The open house pertains to the right-of-way along Perkins Road between City Park Lake and the Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railroad just east […]

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

Responses to Comments Received during the EA Review & Public Hearings Available

On October 21, 2019, DOTD released the EA document for public consideration and held Public Hearings on November 19 & 20, 2019. On this website, the Project Info tab offers links to the Environmental Assessment (EA) document, its appendices, and all presentation materials from the hearings. They are available for download or web viewing. The […]

Public Hearings Set & EA Available for Review

On October 21, 2019, DOTD released the EA document for public consideration. On this website, the Project Info tab offers links to the Environmental Assessment (EA) document and all its appendices. They are available for download or web viewing. The EA is also available from DOTD’s website via this link. Public hearings are scheduled for […]

August 2018 Public Meeting Comments and Responses Posted

Nearly 800 people attended the three public meetings held August 28, 29, and 30, 2018, whereby the project team shared project findings, data, and solicited public comment. On this website, the Project Info tab offers links to the presentation materials from these meetings as well as meetings held during the Feasibility Study. The comments provided […]