Winter Weather Driving/Road Conditions in Troop I Area

LAFAYETTE – On Thursday morning, December 11, 2008, Louisiana State Police Troop I and DOTD has had to close several roadways due to snow and ice conditions on the roadway.

Here are the roadway conditions as of 7:00 AM:

¨ Heavy snow and sleet has been falling from I-10 northward. Accumulations of 2 to 4 inches in some areas.

¨ ROADWAY CONDITIONS

o St. Landry Parish: Interstate 49 is closed north of Sunset due to icing and snow. Visibility is poor. US 190 at the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge in Krotz Springs is closed due to icing.

o Lafayette: Heavy snowfall and sleet. Roads open.

o St. Martin: Reported icing on the shoulders of the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge on I-10 and the LA 328 overpass. It remains open at this time.

Avoid driving in these areas if you can, it is for your safety.

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