The forecast for South Louisiana includes a chance of wintry precipitation over the next 24 to 48 hours. This could lead to some hazardous road conditions. Just in case you find yourself with travel plans over the next few days and you'd like to know the latest on road conditions not only in Acadiana, but through out the state we've got that information for you right here.

Citizens can get the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions by using the 511 Traveler Information System simply by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at

(via La DOTD - Press Releases.)