Road Closure: LA 1221 near LA 120

UPDATE 10/1/15:

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that LA 1221 WILL BE OPENED to all traffic at 5:00p.m. today.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 8:00 am, LA 1221 will be closed 1.6 miles north of its junction with LA 120. The intent of this closure is to remove a 36 inch double barrel concrete pipe and replace with a 60 inch corrugated metal pipe. This closure is expected to last 2 days.

Permit/Detour section
The roadway will be closed to all traffic for the duration of the pipe replacement. There will not be a detoured route as this route ends approximately 2.3 miles north of the pipe replacement, which starts the beginning of Natchitoches Parish road named Bethany Highway Extension.

Safety Reminder
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through all construction sites 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 @, selecting MYDOTD, the Way to Geaux Application for iPohone or Android devices, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @Alex_Traffic for further information and details.

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