2018 Events

Tropical Storm Alberto (ACTIVE: May 25th-29th)

 SourCE: NOAA

SourCE: NOAA

Information: There is a disturbance in the gulf that is projected to turn into a Tropical Storm and reach the northern part of the Gulf Coast by Monday, May 28th. This storm is projected to bring heavy amounts of rain, which may cause regional flooding and road closures in Mississippi.

Timetable: The Tropical Storm is expected to make Landfall in Mississippi, Alabama, and the panhandle of Florida on Monday, May 29th.

Activation Status: There will be an active event known as Tropical Storm Alberto which will be available for Reentry Placards in Mississippi and Louisiana as a precaution.

Applicable events for Freezing:

  • LA - All Events
  • MS - All Events
  • LA - Tropical Storm Alberto
  • MS - Tropical Storm Alberto
  • LA - All Hurricanes
  • MS - All Hurricanes
  • LA - (Jurisdiction Specific)

Activation Note:

The ER-ITN Access Program will try to provide information as soon as possible regarding possible access and checkpoints. Please keep your placard with you when in transit as a precaution in case the information is not made available in a timely manner.

Please visit our other resources for MEAP and LSCAP to understand how to get registered and receive access for this event.

Road Closures:

Please visit the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) closures website for up to date information on road closures https://www.mdottraffic.com/

Louisiana/Mississippi Freezing Event (ACTIVE: January 16th-18th)

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Information: There are multiple reports of freezing and ice storms on major roadways ranging from Eastern Louisiana to Northern Mississippi. In certain localized areas major roads have been shut down by the state law enforcement in each respective jurisdiction. 

Timetable: The major freezing is expected occur between January 16th-17th, with the possibility of some residual freezing on the 18th.

Activation Status: There is no specific activated event as the event has no specific name or location. All events placards and local specific placards will be accepted as per the JSOP in each jurisdiction affected.

Applicable events for Freezing:

  • LA - All Events
  • MS - All Events
  • LA - (Jurisdiction Specific)

Activation Note:

The ER-ITN Access Program will try to provide information as soon as possible regarding possible access and checkpoints. Please keep your placard with you when in transit as a precaution in case the information is not made available in a timely manner.

Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions Section and the LSCAP and MEAP sections for more information regarding how the program operates.

Road Closures:

Please visit the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) closures website for up to date information on road closures https://www.mdottraffic.com/