The right, northbound lane of the Causeway has reopened, officials said, as well as the left, southbound lane. 

Speeds should be limited to 45 mph.

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office also announced that the LaPalco Bridge in Harvey is now opened to eastbound traffic. 

Louisiana State Police said on Wednesday afternoon that Interstate 10 from Kenner to Lafayette, Interstate 55 from LaPlace to the Mississippi state line and Interstate 12 from LA 21 to Baton Rouge will remain closed through Wednesday night.

A mix of snow, sleet and record-breaking low temperatures has created a travel mess in the New Orleans area as the interstate, bridges and major roads have been shut down because of ice.

The RTA has restored limited bus services on the following routes, while streetcar lines remain suspended. 

  • 5 – Marigny-Bywater
  • 10 – Tchoupitoulas
  • 11 – Magazine
  • 15 – Freret
  • 28 – M.L. King
  • 39 – Tulane
  • 60 – Hayne is running from Delgado to SUNO
  • 62 – Morrison Express via Chef Hwy
  • 64 – Lake Forest Express via Chef Hwy
  • 65 – Read-Crowder Express via Chef Hwy
  • 84 – Galvez
  • 88 – St. Claude/ Jackson Barracks
  • 91 – Jackson-Esplanade
  • 94 – Broad will start from Tulane Avenue

The Canal Street and St. Charles Avenue streetcar lines have been replaced for now with limited bus service. 

The Canal Street and Chalmette ferries remain out of service. 

The Crescent City Connection has re-opened as of 7 a.m.

See more detailed closures via WWL-TV and via the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.

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Temperatures plunged to historic lows and are expected to remain below freezing until the afternoon. Temperatures will again fall this evening, creating the possibility that roads and bridges will refreeze.

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