Interstate 10 In Louisiana
Highways in Louisiana
|← LA 9||LA 10 →|
|← LA 3026||3027||LA 3028 →|
Interstate 10 (I-10), a major transcontinental Interstate Highway in the Southern U.S., runs across the southern part of Louisiana. It passes through Lake Charles, Lafayette and Baton Rouge before dipping south of Lake Pontchartrain to serve the New Orleans area and then passing through Slidell before leaving the state.
In August 2005, the I-10 Twin Span Bridge was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina, rendering it unusable. Initially, the bridge was repaired through a $30.9 million contract with Boh Brothers Construction Company. However, Louisiana has since replaced the bridge with two higher elevation spans in 2009 and 2010.
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