Category Archives: Cancelled/postponed

I-49 North-Road CLOSURE IN PROCESS

As the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development begins pretreatment procedures to maintain priority routes in anticipation of winter weather, DOTD has CLOSED the northbound and southbound lanes of I-49 North from La. 1 to U.S. 71, in Caddo Parish. This will allow the department to use manpower and resources on priority routes with higher traffic [...]

School Closures Feb. 12th

Schools that are closed Wednesday, February 12th are:
Rapides Parish
Grant Parish
LaSalle Parish
LSUA will open late at 10am.

State Offices to Close Today, February 11 in 22 Louisiana Parishes

BATON ROUGE – Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols announced that state government offices will be closed Today, February 11, in the following parishes across Louisiana where hazardous driving conditions and scattered power outages are forecast for the morning due to a mix of rain and sleet, as well as snow and ice accumulation:
Avoyelles, Bienville, Caddo, [...]

Rapides Parish Library Closure Feb. 11

Alexandria, Louisiana—All branches of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed Tuesday, February 11, 2014, due to the hazardous weather forecasted for Rapides Parish.  All branches will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, February 12th.
For information about the Rapides Parish Library, visit www.rpl.org or call 445-2411.
The Rapides Parish Library is a medium-size public library, serving [...]

School Closures Feb. 11th

Northwestern State University is closed tomorrow due to weather.
Rapides Parish schools are closed tomorrow and Wednesday.
Vernon Parish schools are closed tomorrow because of weather.
Grant Parish Schools are closed tomorrow due to weather.
Avoyelles Parish Schools are closed tomorrow due to weather.

Hope Baptist School will be closed tomorrow.

Two NSU events postponed on Tuesday

NATCHITOCHES – Expected inclement winter weather has postponed two Northwestern State University events planned for Tuesday.
The Spring/Summer Job Fair scheduled for the Friedman Student Union has been postponed until April.
A recruiting event for prospective students in the Lake Charles area has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 12.
For more information on the Job Fair, call (318) [...]

Hazardous Driving Condition Advisory Due To Forecasted Potential For Snow And/Or Ice

The Department of Transportation and Development District 08 Office in Alexandria advises the public that due to the forecasted potential winter weather conditions by the National Weather Service, which could result in accumulations of snow and/or ice on our bridges and roadways, there is a potential for closure of the following structures:
·THE URBAN ELEVATED SECTION [...]

Statewide Winter Weather Advisory and Road Closure Update

Troopers across South Louisiana are continuing to report and monitor icy road conditions requiring the vast majority of overnight closures to remain in effect this morning.  These overpasses, bridges, and roadway surfaces have become too hazardous for travel requiring closures and traffic to be detoured.  The Louisiana State Police continue to utilize extra patrols nearly [...]

Road Closure: Esler Field Rd.

The Department of Transportation and Development District 08 Office in Alexandria advises the public that due to the current winter weather conditions, LA 116, Esler Field Road, Rapides Parish, is closed from its intersection with LA 28 E to the Esler Field Airport due to icy road conditions.
Safety Reminder
DOTD urges motorists to use extra caution [...]

Natchitoches Parish Offices To Re-Open On Wed, January 29

Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin has announced that Parish offices will be open for business on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.  Even though much of the moisture on Parish roads has been removed by the afternoon sun and wind, citizens are encouraged to exercise caution tomorrow morning when driving.
Parish employees are encouraged to continue to pay [...]