Lane Closure: Bayou Jean De Jean Bridge

LA 1; Rapides Parish
Milepost 281.36, Bridge # 053-02-0147-1
Control section 053-02

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 053-02-0147-1 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM on August 14, 2014 and August 15, 2014. This structure is on LA 1 over Bayou Jean De Jean and is located at logmile 1.47. Bridge is located 0.24 miles North of the LA 121 and LA 1 intersection.

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 (800) 542-3509 or 511 or visit for additional information. Motorists may also monitor the LADOTD website @, the DOTD Facebook page or the LADOTD Twitter page, @cenlatraffic for further information.

Project contact
Mark Winn; District 08 Bridge Maintenance and Inspection Supervisor
(318) 561-5128, (318) 447-7688