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 concrete pavement, pavement patching, and related work. The construction is expected to last several months and alternating temporary lane closures can be expected throughout the length of the project in both the Northbound and Southbound directions.

Permit/Detour section
Local and through traffic will be maintained at all times. Therefore, there are no designated detours at this time.  There will be a 14’ width restriction associated with this lane closure.

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 @, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @cenlatraffic for further information.