Category Archives: Road Closures

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 [...]

Street Repairs Scheduled for May 28 – 31 in Natchitoches

NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will begin roadwork at the intersection of Texas Street and Second Street and on a section of Jefferson Street next week beginning May 28, 2014.
The intersection of Second Street and Texas Street will be closed beginning Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. and will remain closed until the [...]

Bridge Closure: Church St. Bridge in Natchitoches

Natchitoches Parish, LA 1-X
Milepost 2.75, Bridge # 053-04-1463-1
Control section 053-04
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that Bridge number 053-04-1463-1, Church Street Bridge, will be closed for inspection from 9:00 AM on June 2, 2014 until 3:00 PM on June 2, 2014. This Structure is on LA 1-X (Business) or Church [...]

Road Work: LA 112

Project 4400004952; Control Section 141-03
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning on May 27th, 2014 at 8:00am, LA 112 located approximately 2.9 miles north of the Intersection of LA 112 and LA 113 will be closed to all traffic for approximately 30 days. The purpose of this closure it [...]

Road Construction to begin on Pineville Expressway

Road construction is a sign of summer.
Work begins tomorrow on the entry and exit ramps of the Pineville Expressway between Highway 165 and the Purple Heart Bridge. The workers will patch and seal the concrete pavement.
Construction is expected to last at least four months, with alternating temporary lane and ramp closures in both directions.
KLAX ABC [...]

Road Work: LA 121 Drainage Structures

LA 121; LA 121 Bridges near Hineston
Vernon Parish; SP H.000995
Control Section 029-04
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises that, weather permitting, on Thursday, April 17, 2014 road construction work will begin on LA 121 at various drainage structures sites along LA 121 in Vernon Parish.  The length of the project from the first [...]

Road Closure: LA 8 Bridge Near LA 465 in Vernon Parish

LA 8: Drainage Improvements
0.06 Miles East of LA 465
Vernon Parish
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that, weather permitting, the roadway will be closed to allow construction work to begin on the LA 8 Bridge Replacement Project on Monday, April 7, 2014 and will continue for approximately (1) one month.  This bridge replacement project [...]

Road Work: Traffic Shift in Dry Prong on Hwy. 167

GRANT PARISH, US 167
S.P. H.000794.6
CONTROL SECTION 023-02/023-03
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on March 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM traffic will be moved onto the newly construction section of US 167 in Dry Prong. Motorist are advised to expect significant delays while traffic is being swapped. Once traffic has [...]

Bridge Closure: LA485 Over Little River

Natchitoches Parish, LA 485
Milepost 3.6, Bridge # 115-01-0360-1
Control section 115-01
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 115-01-0360-1 will be closed for inspection from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM on Thursday, March 20, 2014. This structure is on LA 485 over Little River and is located 3.6 [...]