Road Work: LA 118 from Mount Carmel to Peason Ridge Artillery Rd.

LA 118; Mount Carmel to Peason Ridge Artillery Road
Sabine Parish; SP H.009490

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises that, ask weather permitting, hospital on Monday, October 7, 2013 road construction work will begin on LA 118 from Mount Carmel to Peason Ridge Artillery Road.  This 8.6 mile long road construction project will receive drainage structures, cold planing asphaltic concrete pavement, pavement patching, lime treatment of subgrade, in-place cement treated base course, superpave asphaltic concrete pavement, and related work.

The project was awarded to the low bidder, Diamond B Construction Co. LLC, in the amount of $4,201,096.65.

Permit/Detour section

There will be no restrictions for passenger vehicles and a 12’ wide lane width restriction for all oversize vehicles.  The roadway will be reduced to one lane during construction and unpaved roadway conditions will exist during base course construction.  The roadway will be open to traffic at all times.

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

Marcus Connella, Project Engineer
LA DOTD; Vernon Parish
337-238-6406 – Office
318-729-3830 – Cell