Several roads closed across southeastern Louisiana

Several roads closed across southeastern Louisiana

Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana on Sunday, causing extensive damage. Ida is now a tropical storm as it moves to Mississippi. If you can do this, you must stay in place and not drive on the road. Damage to trees, power lines and other storms is causing major road closures in both the South Coast and Northshore. According to state police, the assessment of the roads will begin in broad daylight and those routes could be blocked and dangerous. The jawans ask that no one travel unnecessarily. Downstairs is a broken road. DOTD: Click here to see a statewide road closure map. New Orleans: Click here for the full list of road closures. St. Tamney: Click here for a complete list of road closures. Tangipahoa Parish: Click here for all road closure documents. St. Charles Parish: Public works have begun in various parts of the parish to clean the main arteries in response to high water. The situation on the roads is very dangerous. Stay off the streets and let the public work, the sheriff’s office and other first responders do what needs to be done. We won’t get the full details of the damage until the morning, but it’s extensive. Bernard Parish: No information at this time Plekwamine Parish: No information at this time Lafarge’s Parish: No information at this time Terbone Parish: No information at this time. John the Baptist Parish: No Information at This Time Jefferson Parish: No Information at This Time Washington Parish: No Information at This Time Tips for Navigating Roads: In adverse weather conditions, drivers should follow the following safety tips if you need to: Drive until then. Avoid standing or driving in running water. Avoid driving while distracted. Avoid using cruise control if visibility is low or the road surface is wet. Always allow for extra driving time. Make sure there is plenty of space between the vehicles. When using windshield wipers, never run your headlights in areas with fallen power lines or utility poles. Do not drive around or remove “off road” barricades for any reason. DOTD crews are monitoring the weather forecast for the possibility of severe storms in the coming days and are ready to address any roads affected by the weather conditions. Some roads may become inaccessible in case of floods. DOTD personnel have created the necessary resources, such as chainsaws and other equipment, to clear the roads as soon as possible if they become inaccessible. Road workers are ready to solve any problems.

Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana on Sunday, causing extensive damage.

Ida is now a tropical storm as it moves to Mississippi.

If you can do this, you must stay in place and not drive on the road.

Damage to trees, power lines and other storms is causing major road closures in both the South Coast and Northshore.

According to state police, the assessment of the roads will begin in broad daylight and those routes could be blocked and dangerous.

The jawans ask that no one travel unnecessarily.

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Downstairs is a broken road.

DOTD:

Click here to see a statewide road closure map.

New Orleans:

Click here for a complete list of road closures.

Saint Tamney:

Click here for a complete list of road closures.

Tangipahoa Parish:

Click here for a document that closes all roads.

St. Charles Parish:

Public works have begun to clean the main arteries in response to high water in various parts of the parish. The situation on the roads is very dangerous. Stay off the streets and let the public work, the sheriff’s office and other first responders do what needs to be done. We won’t get the full details of the damage until the morning, but it’s extensive.

St. Bernard Parish:

No information at this time

Plaquemines Parish:

No information at this time

Lafarge Parish:

No information at this time

Terebone Parish:

No information at this time

St. John the Baptist Parish:

No information at this time

Jefferson Parish:

No information at this time

Washington Parish:

No information at this time

Tips for navigating roads:

In adverse weather conditions, if drivers must drive, they must follow the following safety instructions:

  • Do not drive unless necessary.
  • Avoid driving in standing or flowing water.
  • Avoid driving while distracted.
  • Avoid using cruise control if visibility is low or the road surface is wet.
  • Always give extra driving time.
  • Make sure there is plenty of space between the vehicles.
  • Install headlights when using windshield wipers
  • Never drive in areas with fallen power lines or utility poles.
  • Never drive or remove “off road” barricades for any reason.

DOTD crews are monitoring the weather forecast for the possibility of severe storms in the coming days and are ready to face any roadmap affected by the weather conditions. Some roads may become inaccessible in case of floods. DOTD personnel have created the necessary resources, such as chainsaws and other equipment, to clear the roads as soon as possible if they become inaccessible. Road workers are ready to solve any problems.

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