Road Work: LA457 in Lecompte from US 71 to Tiger Lake Road

Lecompte, LA; Rapides Parish; LA Hwy 457
Project # H.010372;
Control Section 073-04 & 073-05

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that beginning Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:00 AM, weather permitting, construction work will begin on LA 457 in Lecompte from US 71 to Tiger Lake Road. The project will consist of grading, lime treatment, in-place cement treated base course, cold planing asphaltic pavement, superpave asphaltic concrete, drainage structures, and related work. The construction is expected to last approximately four months and alternating temporary lane closures in both directions can be expected throughout the length of the project.

Permit/Detour section

Local and through traffic will be maintained at all times. Therefore, there are no designated detours at this time.

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

Steve Buskie, P.E.
Office # (318)481-5717
Cell # (318)290-9040