Road Closure: LA 488 from LA 112 to Terrell Rd.

Road ClosureElmer, check LA; Rapides Parish; LA Hwy 488;
Project #H.002670; Control Section 368-02

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), story advises the public that due to adverse weather conditions affecting ongoing construction, mind LA 488 from the intersection of LA 112 to the intersection of Terrell Road will be immediately closed except for local traffic. The closure is expected to last until current weather conditions improve and construction can resume.

Permit/Detour section

Eastbound Detour:

Eastbound traffic will detour onto LA 112 then travel north on LA 121, then travel east on LA 28, and then south on LA 1243 (McKeithen Drive) back onto LA 488.

Westbound Detour:

Westbound traffic will detour off of LA 488 onto LA 1243 (McKeithen Drive), then travel west on LA 28, then travel south on LA 121, and then travel east on LA 112.

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