Traffic

TRAFFIC: All lanes now open on I-10E at Calcasieu River bridge

DOTD traffic cams in SWLA

Military convoys traveling between Port Arthur, Fort Polk for training exercises

Accidents on I-10 EB near U.S. 165 cleared

TRAFFIC: Avoid I-210 WB near Legion Street due to accident

I-10 Bridge construction to last until November

Continued Coverage

  VIDEO: LCPD asks for help identifying vehicle involved in bicycle hit-and-run at Country Club Road, Jerry Street

Road work to impact traffic on I-10 in Jeff Davis Parish

State police identify victim of fatal Allen Parish crash as 30-year-old Eunice man

Beauregard Fair Parade through DeRidder this evening

Multiple railroad crossings are closed after vehicle, train involved in accident in Sulphur

Multiple vehicle accidents on I-10 near 210 exit

Wreck on I-10 westbound near Opelousas Street

Wreck on I-10 westbound near Opelousas Street causing heavy traffic.

I-210 accident near Nelson road, off ramp

There were two more I-210 accidents this morning.

TRAFFIC: Broken down truck carrying over-sized load causing backups on U.S. 171 near Moss Bluff

The southbound lanes of the Calcasieu River Bridge on U.S. 171 are blocked

Texas woman dies after injuries sustained in crash

A Texas woman involved in a single-vehicle crash has succumbed to her injuries.

  18-wheeler wreck on I-10 near Shattuck Street

18-Wheeler wreck on I-10 near Shattuck Street

Traffic cleared after 15 crashes on I-10 and I-210

TRAFFIC: Truck carrying 40,000 to 60,000 pounds of trash overturns on I-10 service road

I-210 Nelson Road on-ramp lanes to temporarily close

Black Bayou pontoon bridge closed

  Car on fire near Cities Service Road exit ramp

Car is near the ramp.

Two-vehicle accident on I-210 ramp

Driver sustained minor injuries.

Car crashes into pole and catches on fire

Driver fled the scene.

Three cows die, driver injured after herd gets loose on La. 27

Three cows are dead and a driver injured after an accident in Sulphur.

Two-vehicle accident on LA 171 near Debra Lane in Moss Bluff

Drivers suffer minor injuries.

18-wheeler accident on I-10 Eastbound near Enterprise Blvd.

18-wheeler accident blocks I-10 Eastbound near Enterprise Blvd.

Multi-vehicle accident on Hwy 171

State Troopers are working to clear a multi-vehicle accident on Hwy 171 in Moss Bluff.

Update: I-10 EB near Iowa is open

A traffic accident involving multiple vehicles, including an 18-wheeler, is causing traffic backup on I-10 eastbound near Iowa.

Heavy traffic on I-10 eastbound due to stalled vehicle

Drivers should take an alternate route.

TRAFFIC: Expect delays after 18-wheelers crash on I-10 EB near Vinton

A crash on I-10 eastbound near Vinton is causing traffic delays.

Avoid area of McNeese Street and Nelson Road, traffic light malfunctioning

Traffic is slow in the area.

Two-vehicle accident on LA 171 near Calcasieu River Bridge

One lane is open at this time.

TRAFFIC: Pete Manena Road construction begins today, expect delays

Road construction is expected to begin today on Pete Manena Road in Westlake according to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Division of Engineering and Public Works.

Vehicle in ditch near Topsy Bel Road area

Vehicle is in a ditch.

Car in ditch on I-210 westbound ramp near Maplewood Drive

Accident leaves car in ditch.

Accident on I-10 eastbound causing traffic east of Vinton

An accident on I-10 eastbound near mile marker 13 is slowing traffic

18-wheeler accident on I-10 causing traffic

An 18-wheeler accident is causing traffic on I-10 near mile marker 32.

Traffic concerns for Houston River Road

"It’s not going to be too good if something happens if we wind up hurting somebody if were in a hurry to get home or get to work so just be patient."

Motorcycle accident on LA 90 and Prater Road in Sulphur, avoid the area

Avoid LA 90 and Prater Road.

Beauregard Traffic Amnesty Program ends Friday

The Beauregard District Attorney's Office has brought back their Traffic Amnesty Program for the second year.

LCPD: Crash on I-210 westbound near Ryan Street

Crash looks like it happened where I-210 and Ryan Street intersect.

Multiple vehicle accident on I-10 westbound, avoid area for an hour

Avoid I-10 westbound for the next hour.

3-vehicle accident on Davis Road, one vehicle overturned

Accident on Davis Road causing traffic delays.

Driver dies after single-vehicle accident on I-10 EB in Sulphur

Sulphur police are currently working a fatality on I-10 eastbound between the Cities Service exit and the I-10/210 interchange.

LA 91 closed between LA 90 and Morris Ave

LA 90 in Esterwood is passable.

All-way stop implemented in Calcasieu Parish

DOTD is looking for a solution for a high crash site in Lake Charles.

18-wheeler runs off highway near Iowa

The vehicle normally carries liquefied petroleum but was mostly empty.

Accident on Ryan Street and Sale Road, avoid the area

Avoid Ryan Street and Sale Road due to a wreck, according to a Nixle alert from Lake Charles Police. LCPD says the accident is blocking northbound traffic and part of Sale Road. Expect traffic delays for the next 30 minutes.  Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

Avoid Prien Lake Road due to wreck

Police say to avoid the area of Prien Lake Road at Contraband Bayou due to a wreck on the bridge, according to a Nixle alert from the Lake Charles Police Department.  LCPD says expect traffic delays for the next 35 to 45 minutes.

Right lane closure for LA 108

DOTD reports that the southbound right lane of LA 108 (Cities Service Hwy) between Bayou D'Inde Road and LA 1133 will be closed starting August 25, 2018. The closure is scheduled to last until September 30, 2018. This closure is for necessary pipeline repairs on the north side of the highway. DOTD will have flagging operations along the route to help traffic during the closure. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

TRAFFIC: Accident on I-10 near mile marker 66

A crash is causing traffic on 1-10 next to Jennings near mile marker 67.

Carlyss Drive bridge to be closed for repair

Construction on the Carlyss Drive bridge one mile south of Currie Drive will be begin on Monday August 20, 2018. The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury says the bridge will be closed Monday and Tuesday from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Alternate routes have been set up with northbound traffic detoured south to Walker Road while southbound traffic will be detoured north on Currie Drive. The bridge is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday August 22, 2018 depending on weather conditions. C...

TRAFFIC: Three vehicle crash causing traffic on I-10

A three vehicle crash on August 17, 2018 resulting in minor injuries is causing traffic on 1-10 outside of Vinton. State Police say the vehicles have been moved over to the shoulder of the road. Expect a temporary delay in travel as you pass through the area. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

Bridge maintenance causing traffic backup on I-210 east

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has reported a traffic backup on I-210 in the eastbound lanes near Sulphur. The DOTD map shows scheduled bridge maintenance is the cause for the traffic delay.   The right lane of I-210 eastbound near the bridge is closed for maintenance operations. No word on how long the closure will last.  Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

LA 384 closed to traffic near Grand Lake Pontoon Bridge

LA 384 is closed to vehicle traffic near the Grand Lake Pontoon Bridge in Cameron Parish.  Expect traffic delays in the area.  Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

LCPD: Motorcycle crash under investigation

The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle, according to Lt. Richard Harrell with LCPD.  The crash occurred at the intersection of East McNeese and Louisiana Avenue when a motorcycle, traveling west on East McNeese Street, struck a vehicle that was turning left onto Louisiana Ave, said Harrell.  The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. No citations have been issued yet and the investigat...

Accident involving bus causes backup on I-10 EB near Westlake

An accident involving a bus is causing traffic in the eastbound lanes of I-10 in Westlake, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. Anderson says a bus and three vehicles were involved. There are no significant injuries. The bus is not a school bus according to Holly Holland, Public Information Officer for the Calcasieu Parish School Board. Copyright KPLC 2018. All rights reserved.

Information meetings on I-210 bridge project

Motorists can learn more about the I-210 bridge project. DOTD is holding the first of six public information meetings on the project, Tuesday evening, at the EPPS Memorial Library on Simmons street. It takes place from 6-7 p-m. The project is expected to start this fall with an estimated completion of fall 2019.  Motorists can get an overview of construction and learn how to stay informed about construction zones and traffic issues.  Here is the complete list of meetings...

TRAFFIC: Avoid I-10 EB near Vinton due to three-vehicle accident

Traffic is backed up on I-10 eastbound near Vinton due to a three-vehicle accident, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police. Anderson says there is at least one minor injury. Please avoid the area. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

Unrestrained Vinton man hits tree, dies in single-vehicle crash on U.S. 90

After investigating, deputies found that the driver's 2014 Honda Accord was traveling west on U.S. 90 when the vehicle crossed the center line, traveled off the left side of the road, and struck a tree.

LSP: Stalled vehicle on U.S. 397

Lousiana State Police are trying to remove a stalled vehicle on U.S. 397.

2700 Block of Lake blocked due to wreck, now one lane open

Due to an accident on the 2700 block of Lake, the outside lane is blocked. The crash originally blocked both lanes causing traffic for a period of time. Traffic is now moving.

Section of Sampson Street in Westlake will be closed on Sunday

The section of Sampson Street from I-10 to Sulphur Avenue will be closed starting Sunday at 6 a.m. and will be reopened around 6 p.m. Union Pacific and the Department of Transportation and Development will be making repairs to the railroad crossings. "I would say this is a temporary fix, but it's going to be a good one. They are just going to replace the track for now, put some new asphalt down, and make it passable." says Westlake Mayor Robert Hardey.  According to ...

18-wheeler catches fire at gas station in Iowa

An 18-wheeler caught fire outside of a Pilot gas station in Iowa off of I-10.

Driver that caused flipped vehicle near Ryan Street exit cited with careless operation

A vehicle was traveling east on I-210 and attempting to get off the interstate at the Ryan Street Exit around 5:11 p.m. on July 24, says Kirkum. Traffic was backed up and the driver was unable to stop before striking a vehicle in the rear.

Driver potentially has seizure and causes accident on Ernest Street

According to LCPD's investigation, around 4:18 p.m. on July 24, two vehicles were traveling on Ernest Street with one heading north and the other heading south, says Kirkum. Both vehicles were preparing to turn onto Prien Lake Road.

Truck overturned on U.S. 171, minor injuries

A truck has overturned on U.S. 171, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police.  The driver has minor injuries, says Anderson.  Traffic is backing up in the area so if you're driving in that directions, take an alternate route.

Two-vehicle accident on U.S. 378, avoid the area

Expect traffic delays and take an alternate route if headed that direction.

Multiple vehicle accident on I-210 EB at Ryan Street sends two to hospital

A multiple-vehicle accident at I-210 EB at Ryan Street has left one vehicle flipped, according to the Lake Charles Police Department. LCPD asks drivers to avoid the area for the next 30-45 minutes. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

18-wheeler and vehicle involved in fatal head-on collision near U.S.112

A car and an 18-wheeler collided head-on in northern Beauregard Parish on Ike's Road, according to Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police.

Section of Prater Road in Mossville closed Wednesday

A section of Prater Road in Mossville will be closed Wednesday morning according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury.  Prater Road will be shutdown between Old Spanish Trail and King Street between 6:30 AM and noon on Wednesday for water main repairs.  Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

U.S. 27 in Hackberry will have lane closures for two weeks

The closure is necessary for roadway and drainage improvements along U.S. 27.

TRAFFIC: SB lane of Enterprise Blvd. near 17th Street blocked

The southbound lanes of Enterprise Boulevard near 17th Street are blocked due to a vehicle accident, according to the Lake Charles Police Department. Please take an alternate route. 7News will update the story as more information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

18-wheeler on fire on I-10 westbound reignites after being put out

LSP is still trying to find the cause of the fire. There are no injuries reported.

Man surrenders after climbing sign on I-10, scene cleared

A man who climbed an interstate sign on I-10 in Sulphur has now surrendered, according to Sulphur police. Early Tuesday morning, I-10 eastbound lanes on Beglis Parkway were blocked due to authorities and negotiators attempting to get the man down, says Sulphur police.

TRAFFIC: Avoid I-210 EB at Nelson Road due to multiple accidents

Lake Charles Police Department says that there are multiple separate accidents on I-210 EB at Nelson Road. They ask drivers to avoid the area for the next 30-45 minutes. Please take an alternate route. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

TRAFFIC: SB lanes of Lake Street blocked due to accident

Both southbound lanes of Lake Street are blocked near West Prien Lake Road due to a vehicle accident, according to Lake Charles Police Department. Please take an alternate route. 7News will update the story as information becomes available. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

CPSO confirms accident on I-10 Westbound, take I-210 if possible

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office confirmed an accident on I-10 Westbound.  The traffic is very slow on the I-10 bridge