Traffic

Don Ames
August 03, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal motorcycle crash Friday evening in St. Tammany Parish. It happened about 7:25 p.m., on US 190 at the intersection of Tranquility Rd. The crash claimed the life of 22-year-old Cody Michael Doucette of Slidell. The initial...
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Don Ames
July 28, 2019 - 10:29 am
A motorcyclist was killed in New Orleans Saturday night after he crashed crashing into a vehicle entering an intersection. The NOPD responded to the crash at St. Claude Avenue and Egania Street just before 10:30 p.m. According to investigators, a 38-year-old woman driving a Honda Accord pulled into...
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Chris Miller
July 27, 2019 - 5:43 pm
UPDATE 5:45 p.m.: The Causeway has reopened in both directions. The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge is now open in both directions. Expect heavy delays. — New Orleans Traffic (@NOLA_Traffic) July 27, 2019 (Original story follows) The drawbridge on the Causeway malfunctioned this afternoon,...
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July 10, 2019 - 7:05 pm
Louisiana State Police say a lightning strike snarled traffic on the I-10 Twin Span this evening. The bolt hit a car, blowing out all four tires. No one was injured but the car was disabled. Luckily, a state police spokesman said a fellow motorist was able to help get the car off to the side of the...
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Chris Miller
June 27, 2019 - 12:34 pm
In case you haven't noticed during your daily commute, we're kind of bad at driving. New Orleans ranks in the lower fourth of Allstate's Best Drivers Survey. Out of the 200 largest cities in America, New Orleans ranked 177. Allstate's Allison May says they examined their claims data for car wrecks...
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Don Ames
May 30, 2019 - 7:52 pm
An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputy died in a single vehicle crash about 6:30 Thursday morning in Zachary.Lt. Steven Whitstine, 42, was driving to work when he veered off Pride Port Hudson Road and struck a tree. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said Whitstine's vehicle overturned, then struck a...
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Chris Miller
May 30, 2019 - 2:32 pm
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a deadly wreck on the east-bound I-10 high-rise. Police had to close the interstate headed out to New Orleans East. I-10 East is now closed to traffic at Louisa Street due to an accident. Traffic is being diverted to Louisa Street. Congestion from...
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Chris Miller
May 24, 2019 - 7:29 am
Lots of people are hitting the road for the long holiday weekend. It's the most travelers in 14 years -- and for people going by car, the most ever, according to AAA. "It looks like it's going to be a very busy time," said AAA spokesman Don Redman. "We're talking about 43 million Americans...
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Thomas Perumean
May 15, 2019 - 9:16 am
Recovery efforts of an SUV that sailed off the southbound Causeway will get underway this morning at 11am. "On Wednesday, May 15, the southbound Causeway Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 11 AM to 2 PM for vehicle recovery from the Tuesday morning overboard. Please use an alternate route if...
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UPDATE: Bridge reopen just after 7:00am A driver flew off the Causeway early this morning and ended up in the lake. "They got a car or truck that went over the side," a caller to WWL Radio described. "Part of the rail is missing, There's two people in the water. Bystanders have thrown them a life...
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