Road Information

Interstate 10 in Louisiana Total Mileage in State: 274 miles
Eastern End: At Mississippi state line
Western End: At Texas state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 40 miles
Parishes covered in Photos: Saint Tammany, Orleans
Major Junctions in Photos: I-12 West, near Slidell
I-59 North, near Slidell
I-510 South, near New Orleans
I-610 West, in New OrleansĀ 
Control Cities in Photos: Slidell, New Orleans

Westbound

   

Louisiana welcome sign as Interstate 10 West enters the state from Mississippi.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 273. The speed limit on most rural Louisiana freeways is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at the Rest Area / Welcome Center located near mile marker 270.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West approaching Exits 267A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 267B: Interstate 12 West - Hammond / Baton Rouge; Exit 267A: Interstate 59 North - Hattiesburg  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 266: US 190 - Gause Blvd  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 265: US 190 Business - Fremaux Ave  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 263: LA 433 - Old Spanish Trail  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West shield sign located near mile marker 262.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 261: Lakeshore / Oak Harbor  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West: Road view from near mile marker 259.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West: Road view from near mile marker 257.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 248: Michoud Blvd  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West approaching Exits 246A-B - 3/4 mile.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Near mile marker 247, the speed limit drops to 60 mph as you enter the eastern outskirts of New Orleans.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exits 246A-B: Interstate 510 South / LA 47 - Chalmette / Little Woods  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 245: Bullard Ave  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 244: Read Blvd  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 242: Crowder Blvd  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 241: Morrison Rd  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 240B: US 90 - Chef Hwy  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Sign near mile marker 240 warning trucks to use the right lane and try to maintain their speed as you prepare to cross a bridge that goes uphill.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West: Road view from mile marker 240, as you climb the upgrade.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West: Road view from near mile marker 239.5, as you begin to descend the long bridge.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 239: Louisa St  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West approaching Exit 238B - 3/4 mile.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 238A: Franklin Ave  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 238B: Interstate 610 West - New Orleans International Airport / Baton Rouge  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 237: Elysian Fields Ave  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West: Road view from mile marker 237.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 236C: St Bernard Ave  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West: Road view from mile marker 236.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Use either of the next 2 exits to get to the Super Dome, and use the next exit for French Quarter.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 235A: Orleans Ave / Vieux Carre  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 235B: Canal St / Superdome  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Use the next exit to get to Tulane University.  (Photo taken 6/7/11).

Interstate 10 West at Exit 234C: US 90 West Business - Westbank / Claiborne Ave  (Photo taken 6/7/11).