Road Closing List for Northwest Louisiana UPDATE
Shreveport Police just posted this message:
All lanes are now closed I-20 West at Common Street due to an accident. Congestion is approaching Hamilton Road. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.
Red River bridge over I-20 is reportedly covered in ice. On ramps to Interstate 20 at Market Street are closed due to crash and ice.
I-49 is closed in Shreveport. This includes the section in the city limits and the new stretch just north of town between MLK and Mira Myrtis Road in north Caddo Parish due to winter weather conditions. The alternate Route: US 71.
I-220 in both directions is closed.
The Benton Road overpass over the KCS railroad tracks in Bossier City is closed.
The Hwy 3 overpass over the Union Pacific railroad tracks in Bossier Parish is closed.
The LA 154 bridge over Lake Bistineau in Bienville Parish is closed.
DOTD crews with a salt and brine mixture are now on the roads trying to keep them safe. The priority will be to keep I-20 clear of any ice, but they will also focus on state bridges and other roadways.