St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

I-10 Ramp Closures in LaPlace

I-10 Ramp Closures in LaPlace

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH –With permission from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, the I-10 East and Westbound off ramps at Exit 206 (Belle Terre) will be closed at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5 to 4:00 a.m. Thursday, February 6 and at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday February 6 to 4:00 a.m. Friday, February 7 for a movie filming. The ramps will be closed to all traffic during this time.

In addition to these closures, intermittent I-10 off ramp closures may take place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6. Emergency responders, including firefighters, Acadian Ambulance Services and Sheriff’s Deputies are aware of the road closures and have developed alternate plans for response.

Please use caution when driving through the area at this time and be on the lookout for electronic boards and detour signs.  Please expect helicopters near the interstate during filming.

Detour rutes are as follows:

  • ·         Eastbound and Westbound motorists may access Belle Terre Blvd. by exiting I-10 at Exit 209 (US 51), travel south on US 51, north on US 61 (Airline Hwy) to Belle Terre Blvd.