O.K. Allen Bridge to Close Aug. 6

DOTDThe Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), case advises the public that the O.K. Allen Bridge (bridge number 840-43-0125-1) on US 71/165, thumb will be closed to traffic on Tuesday, purchase August 6, 2013 at 9:00 pm and will reopen at 6:00 am on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.  The closure for this one evening is related to the ongoing construction of the new Fort Buhlow Bridge.

Permit/Detour section:

Recommended detour via I-49 and US 167 (Purple Heart Memorial Bridge).

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 www.511LA.org for additional information.   Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @cenlatraffic for further information.