Road Work: I-49/LA 6 Exit Ramp

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that starting on Saturday, October 3, 2015, the I-49 Southbound/LA 6 exit ramp will be closed from 12:00 AM to 5:00 AM due to construction work on the ramp. The exit ramp will be re-opened to traffic by 5:00 AM but the lane will be narrowed. Please use caution and follow traffic signs.

The scope of work includes Cold planing Asphaltic Concrete Pavement, Pavement Patching, Superpave Asphaltic Concrete Pavement, Lime Treatment, In-Place Cement Stabilized Base Course, Striping, Guardrail and Related Work. This contract amount of $6,585,490.15 was awarded to Progressive Construction Co., LLC of Alexandria, LA on 9/10/2014.

Permit/Detour section
The exit ramp will be closed from 12:00 AM to 5:00 AM, please follow traffic signs.

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 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.