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Kristian Bland
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New I-10 Bridge? Don’t Hold Your Breath

We've heard this all before. Whenever we start yelling too loudly about the bridge, DOTD swoops in and calms us down with promises. Then nothing ever happens.

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Kristian Bland
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Something About The I-10 Bridge Doesn’t Add Up

DOTD says the I-10 bridge will exceed its safe capacity by the year 2040. But what if we told you it was already over capacity two years ago? Like, by a lot.

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Who’s Lying About a New Calcasieu River Bridge?

For years, we've been told that contamination from a 1994 chemical spill has prevented work on the I-10 Bridge. But what if that's not entirely true?

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Higgins Backpedals On I-10 Bridge

Remember when a new I-10 bridge in Lake Charles was a priority issue for Clay Higgins, back when he was running for office? Well, it isn't anymore.

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The I-10 Bridge: It’s Worse Than You Think

Everyone knows the I-10 bridge isn't entirely safe. Its sufficiency rating was 9.9% in 2013. Guess what it is today? (Spoiler: It's worse.)

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Better Ways To Use The I-10 Bridge

We thought it might be fun to come up with some better uses for the terrifying menace that dares thousands of vehicles to cross it every day.

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Battle of the Bridges: I-10 vs I-210 [UPDATE]

While the I-10 Bridge continues to deteriorate, construction on the I-210 Bridge has been delayed. Again.

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Ode To Lake Charles, In Haiku

What does the Lake Charles area sound like in ancient Japanese poetry? Kinda like this, actually.

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I-10 Westbound Right Lane Closure at Calcasieu River Bridge, Wednesday, March 30

The westbound right lane of the Calcasieu River Bridge will close for a few hours on Wednesday, March 30.

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What Will it Take to Get the Ball Rolling on the Construction of a New I-10 Bridge? [VIDEO]

It's one of the most asked questions in Southwest Louisiana. But when will Gator Country get its answer when it comes to the construction of a new I-10 Bridge?

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Have you Seen the Big Bird on the I-10 Bridge? [VIDEO]

Crossing the I-10 bridge requires concentration .... just to stay alive! There are a lot of people who refuse to cross it! People fly over that bridge. A state trooper has told me horror stories. I almost hate to bring your attention to something that may distract you while you cross the bridge; but this is cool.

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Troubled Bridge over Bayou Water — The Lake Charles I-10 Bridge [EDITORIAL]

 

Long, long ago, back when all this was bayou and marsh, and pirogues passed for speedboats, the government men built a bridge over the Calcasieu from one end to the other and then, immediately, shut it down for repairs.

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