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I-10 EB bridge at Evangeline Thruway to remain closed temporarily due to damage caused by 18-wheeler

Lafayette, LA – The I-10 Eastbound bridge at the Evangeline Thruway will be closed for the remainder of the night and two out of the three northbound lanes of Evangeline Thruway after an 18-wheeler traveling Northbound on the Evangeline Thruway struck the bridge, causing structural damage.

Eastbound traffic on I-10 is being diverted southbound on I-49, but police are asking motorists to avoid the area if possible.


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