Bridge closure: I49 in Alexandria

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that one lane of Bridge Number 455-05-3013-1 will be closed for emergency bridge maintenance from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Thursday, January 28, 2016. This structure is on the Northbound urban section of I-49 in Alexandria located 0.5 miles south of the US 71 exit.

Permit/Detour Section
No detour will be necessary as two lanes will be open at all times, but expect delays.

Safety Reminder
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information
Call (318) 561-5100 or 511 or visit for additional information. Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @, by selecting MYDOTD, the Way to Geaux Application for iPhone or Android devices, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @Alex_Traffic for further information and details.