Road Construction: LA1 from Mansura to Marksville

road constructionHwy 1; Mansura to Marksville
S.P. No. 052-30-0014/H.001263
Control Section No. 052-30

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that on Monday, October 7, 2013 construction will begin on LA Hwy 1 from Mansura to Marksville. The project begins approximately 0.2 miles south of the intersection of LA 1 and LA 107 and ends 0.24 miles north of LA 1189. The intent of this project is to widen the existing two lane roadway to four lanes with a center turn lane and eight foot paved shoulder on both sides of the roadway up to Slim Lemoine Road. From this point to the end of the project, the construction consist of widening of the existing two lane roadway to four lanes with a center turn lane and curb and gutter on both sides of the roadway with sub surface drainage.

This contract was awarded to the low bidder, Gilchrist Construction Co. LLC in the amount of $16,366,661.25.

Permit/Detour Section

Thru traffic will be maintained at all times. Travel lanes will be narrowed to 11 feet with periodic one lane closures.  Delays can be expected. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible.

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 www.511LA.org for additional information. Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website, www.dotd.la.gov, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @cenlatraffic for further information.

Project Contact

Joseph Montalvo
District 08, Project Engineer
318-346-4582
Joseph.montalvo@la.gov

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