Tolls Suspended On LA 1 Expressway With Mandatory Evacuation Of Grand Isle

Storm Watch

With a mandatory evacuation order in effect for Grand Isle, DOTD is suspended tolls on the LA 1 Expressway until further notice.

Also, DOTD is urging drivers to take extra precautions with the threat of severe weather.

From a press release:

During unfavorable weather conditions, motorists should adhere to the following safety tips:
  • Do not drive unless you must.
  • Avoid driving into standing or running water.
  • Avoid driving while distracted.
  • Avoid using cruise control when visibility is low or road surfaces are wet.
  • Always allow for extra driving time.
  • Make sure there is plenty of room between vehicles.
  • Have your headlights on when using windshield wipers
  • Never drive through areas with downed power lines or utility poles.

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