Road Work: LA 8 Median Cable Barrier at LA 117

Road WorkLA 8:  Median Cable Barrier @ LA 117
S.P. H.010272; Vernon Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) announced today that, ampoule weather permitting, here construction work will begin on the LA 8, Median Cable Barrier @ LA 117 project on Monday, September 30, 2013 and will continue for approximately three (3) weeks.  This project is located on LA 8 at the intersection of LA 117.  This 0.6 mile long project will receive grading, cable barrier system and related work.

The project was awarded to the low bidder, RMD Holdings LTD in the amount of $169,644.10.

Permit/Detour section

The roadway will be open to traffic at all times.  There will be no width restrictions for oversize vehicles.

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.

Project Contact

Marcus Connella, Project Engineer
Vernon Parish