I-12

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 27, 2019 - 10:16 am
A traffic stop on I-12 ended with police finding a bunch of cash and a man awaiting deportation. "St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies located and seized a large stash of suspected drug proceeds during a traffic stop," according to a STPSO news release. " The driver of the vehicle, Francisco S...
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Jim Hanzo
September 13, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Two people were killed in a fiery crash that happened on I-12 just after noon today. The crash involved two 18-wheelers and an SUV, about ten miles west of Hammond. Thick black smoke could be seen billowing out from at least one vehicle on fire I-12 eastbound re-opened about 4 p.m. The westbound...
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Chris Miller
September 05, 2019 - 11:46 am
Gov. John Bel Edwards and St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister today revealed details of the I-12 improvement project for western St. Tammany. The state secured a $52 million allocation from the federal government to widen the interstate between U.S. 190 and LA Highway 21. St. Tammany will add...
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jojoo64-Getty
May 24, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Could the I-12 be seeing an HOV lane. There is a proposal to add an HOV lane to a heavily trafficked stretch of I-12 between Walker and the I-10/12 split. It's heading to the Governor's desk. Livingston Senator Dale Erdey believes this should shave some time off the commute of everyone driving in...
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jojoo64-Getty
May 24, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Could the I-12 be seeing an HOV lane. There is a proposal to add an HOV lane to a heavily trafficked stretch of I-12 between Walker and the I-10/12 split. It's heading to the Governor's desk. Livingston Senator Dale Erdey believes this should shave some time off the commute of everyone driving in...
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September 10, 2018 - 3:23 pm
WWL.com Drivers on I-12 West between Hammond and Walker got a nasty surprise today as the road was littered with nails, leading to over a dozen flats for commuters. Authorities aren’t sure if this was intentional, or just a case of bad luck, but either way State Police Spokesman Trooper Bryan Lee...
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August 31, 2018 - 10:05 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is getting $80 million in redistributed federal highway funds that weren't spent by other states. Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration announced the extra money Thursday, along with the list of projects slated to divvy up the financing. The money will be used for...
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Chris Miller
May 26, 2018 - 6:28 pm
Louisiana State Police Troop L is investigating a multiple-fatality crash involving two 18-wheelers and several other vehicles. The crash happened around 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon on east-bound I-12 near the Hwy.21 overpass. Troopers say it started when the driver of a truck hauling avacados...
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