on Louisiana's I-10 across the Atchafalaya Basin this week may
encounter delays as work crews close lanes to install electronic
speed limit signs. The work is part of an intelligent transportation
system designed to keep drivers informed about upcoming traffic
Department of Transportation and Development says the speed limit
signs can be changed in case of bad weather or some other event
requiring slower driving.
message boards also will be installed in both directions to notify
drivers of any problems ahead. The system is expected be operational
in 60 to 90 days.
weigh scales on I-10 between the Breaux Bridge and Lafayette exits
are being outfitted with scales that allow trucks to be weighed
while driving. A message board will tell truckers if they need to
stop at the weigh station.