Road Closure: LA 1250, Rapides Parish

LA 1250, Pineville, Rapides Parish, will be closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track. The work is being done at milepost 0.550 and is on control section 142-01.

The closures will start on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 7:00 AM with a re-opening to traffic at 7:00 PM on the same day. The reason for this closure is for Kansas City Southern Railroad to replace the cross ties thru the crossing.

Permit/Detour Section
The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time.

Detour Route:
East bound
Melrose St to Leblanc St to Greer St to Rembert St to Expressway Dr then Entrance on Pineville Expressway (US 167/LA 28) to LA 107 Exit to Pine St to Alexandria Pineville Exp to Wadley St to Melrose St.

West bound
Melrose St to Wadley St to Expressway Dr to Pine St to Alexandria Pineville Expy then Entrance to Pineville Expressway South to Melrose Street Exit to Leblanc St to Greer St to Rembert St to Expressway Dr to Baptist St to Melrose St.

The detour can accept oversized loads. The detour route will be identified with proper markings for the general public. All emergency agencies will be notified of the road 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 @, 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.