Construction Begins on LA 1233 in Winn Parish

Road WorkLA 1233: LA 156 – LA 126
WINN PARISH, store LA. 1233
S.P. H.010369

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that on Monday, site September 9, pharm 2013, construction will begin on LA 1233 in Winn Parish. This work will begin at the intersection of LA 156 and LA 1233 then proceed approximately 10 miles ending at the intersection of LA 126 and LA 1233. The intent of this project is to stabilize existing roadway and base material with in-place cement treated base (12” Thick). The roadway will then be overlayed with two layers of superpave asphaltic concrete. Associated work includes placing aggregate surface course on shoulders, work on various drainage structures, pavement striping, and replacing existing mailboxes.

The contractor will be required to maintain thru traffic at all times, but periodic lane closures and delays can be expected. The public is advised to remain alert to construction signs and changing roadway conditions.

The project was awarded to the low bidder, Gilchrist Construction Co. LLC in the amount of $3,522,693.14. The work associated with this project should take approximately 5 months to complete.

Permit/Detour section

Thru traffic will be maintained so there will be no detour routes for this project or width restrictions.

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

Mr. David Pugh, Project Engineer
District 08, Gang 258
Office # 1-318-627-5522 or 1-318-627-5457