Road Work: Traffic Circle to Horseshoe Drive

Horseshoe Dr. – US 71
US 165 – Rapides Parish; LA;
Project # H.010349; Control Section 014-06

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Saturday March 14th, 2015 at 7:00 AM, weather permitting, construction work will begin on US 165 (South Masonic Drive) in Rapides Parish from US 71 (Traffic Circle) to Horseshoe Drive. The Project will consist of asphalt pavement patching, cold planing of asphaltic concrete, asphaltic concrete pavement, and related work. The construction is expected to last approximately two months and alternating temporary lane closures along US 165 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,, selecting MYDOTD, the LA DOTD Facebook page, or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @Alex_Traffic for further information.