From more than 20 highways, now 5 closed by ice
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana’s highway department says only five highways around the state are still closed by ice. That’s down from more than 20 over the past two days.
Those still closed are the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, Interstate 49 near Alexandria, Interstate 55 between Hammond and LaPlace, Interstate 110 in Baton Rouge, and La. 1 south of White Castle.
La. 1 is closed between Frank Noel Road and Laurel Ridge Road.
I-49 is closed between U.S. 71 and exit 94, the River Road and Rapides Station Road exit.
I-55 is closed between Interstate 10 and Exit 26, to La. 22.
I-110 is closed between I-10 and Exit 8A to U.S. 61.