Category Archives: Road Closures

Lane Closures: 1-49 between LA1200 and LA8

I-49, LA 1200 – LA 8
Rapides Parish; LA
Project # H.010490
Control Section 134-04, 455-05


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Wednesday July 16, 2014 at 7:00 AM, weather permitting, construction work will begin on I-49 between LA 1200 and LA 8. The Project will consist of grading, cold planning asphaltic [...]

Road Work: Interstate 49, La181-LA498

I-49, LA 181 – LA 498, Rapides Parish, LA
Project # H.009539, Control Section 455-05
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Wednesday July 9, 2014 at 7:00 AM, weather permitting, construction work will begin on the northbound lanes of I-49 from LA 181 to LA 498 in Rapides Parish. Lane [...]

Road Closure UPDATE: Central State Hospital

Pineville, LA; Rapides Parish; Central State Hospital;
Project # H.007005
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that due to weather delays, construction work will continue at the intersection of Shamrock St. and Rainbow Dr. (Main Entrance) of Central State Hospital in Pineville and will extend through Friday, July 11, 2014. Due [...]

LA 112 Now Open to all Traffic

Road

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that LA 112 located approximately 2.9 miles north of the Intersection of LA 112 and LA 113 was OPENED to all traffic on June 25th, 2014 at 1:00pm following a four week closure which is two days ahead of the scheduled June 27th completion [...]

Lane Closure: US 167 Business (Mason St.)

***UPDATE*** DOTD advises the public that US 167 Business in Alexandria, (Mason St.), the right hand lane of the southbound roadway between Schnack and Turner Streets has been reopened to all traffic.
EMERGENCY LANE CLOSURE – US 167 Business right hand lane
Southbound roadway at 1900 block of Mason Street in Alexandria
Rapides Parish, US 167 Business
1900 [...]

Street Closures For Hall Of Fame Induction Festivities June 20

NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Foundation will hold a special fundraising event, Folse, Fun and Fireworks, on Friday, June 20, 2014 as part of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Weekend festivities. The event will be held at The Landing Restaurant and will include a five-course meal, silent auction and fireworks [...]

Road Closure: Carlock Road in Hineston

Carlock Road in Hineston will be closed today until further notice to replace culverts under the road. For questions, contact James Cutts at 452-7159.

Road Closure: Central State Hospital in Pineville

There will be temporary lane closures starting tomorrow on the grounds of Central State Hospital in Pineville for street improvements. This will last about four months.
There will be alternating, temporary lane closures throughout the campus.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/11/14

Construction to Begin on I-49 in Rapides Parish

Tomorrow morning, if weather permits, construction will begin on Interstate 49 in Rapides Parish from Highway 181 to Highway 498.
This will start with temporary lane closures from the Willow Glen Interchange to mile marker 77.
The entire construction project will take almost a year.
The entire DOTD release can be found below.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/10/14
I-49, North [...]

Bridge Closure: OK Allen Bridge Over Red River

OKAllenBridge

A reminder for those of you who drive between Alexandria and Pineville: get ready for possibly a longer commute.
Tomorrow through Thursday, the OK Allen Bridge will be closed for inspection from nine until three during the day.
The suggested detour is from Interstate 49 south to the Cottingham Expressway.
The full release from DOTD may be found [...]