Lane Closure: US 71 between Lee and Random

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that weather permitting, on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 7:00AM, the inside lanes of US 71 starting just south of Lee Street and extending just south of Random Drive will be temporarily closed. The intersection of US 71 and Random Drive will also be closed. These temporary closures are needed to construct a new turn lane at the intersection of US 71 and Random Drive.

Permit/Detour section
• There are no designated detours at this time associated with this project.
• There are no width restrictions associated with the temporary lane closures.
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 LA DOTD website @, by selecting MYDOTD, the Way to Geaux Application for iPhone or Android devices, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @Alex_Traffic for further information and details.