Bridge inspection: I49 over UP railroad

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that Bridge Number 455-05-3647-2 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM on June 1, 2015. This structure is on I-49 over UP Rail Road and is located at log mile 36.47. Bridge is located 1.05 miles north of the LA 498.

Permit/Detour Section
Bridge will be reduced to one 12’ lane with flagmen directing traffic. Please no wide loads.

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,, selecting MYDOTD, the LA DOTD Facebook page, or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @Alex_Traffic for further information