Road Closure: LA 457, Rapides Parish

LA 457, Latanier, Rapides Parish, will be closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track. The work is being done at milepost 4.880 and is on control section 073-05.

There are three scheduled days of closures, September 25, 2017. The closures will start on Monday, September 25, 2017, from 7:00 AM with a re-opening to traffic at 7:00 PM on Monday, September 25, 2017. The closure is for Kansas City Southern Railroad to replace the cross ties thru the crossing.

Permit/Detour Section
The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time.

Detour Route:
The detour will be LA 457 to LA 3170 East to LA 1 North to LA 457.

The detour can accept oversized loads.
The detour route will be identified with proper markings for the general public.
All emergency agencies will be notified of the road closure.

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 @, by selecting MYDOTD, the Way to Geaux Application for iPhone or Android devices, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @Alex_Traffic for further information and details.