Road Work: LA 121 Drainage Structures

LA 121; LA 121 Bridges near Hineston
Vernon Parish; SP H.000995
Control Section 029-04

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises that, weather permitting, on Thursday, April 17, 2014 road construction work will begin on LA 121 at various drainage structures sites along LA 121 in Vernon Parish.  The length of the project from the first bridge construction site to the end of the last bridge construction site is approximately 15 miles.  However, the actual individual construction work zones total 3.068 miles in length.  This bridge replacement and road construction project will receive clearing and grubbing, drainage structures, base course, lime treatment, superpave asphaltic concrete pavement, concrete slab span bridges, and related work.  The project was awarded to the low bidder, James Construction Group, LLC, in the amount of $12,668,430.71.

Permit/Detour section

There will be no restrictions for passenger vehicles and a 12’ wide width restriction for all oversize vehicles.  The roadway will be reduced to one lane during construction.  The roadway will be open to traffic at all times.  The 12’ wide width restriction will be on LA 121 in Vernon Parish from the intersection of LA 8 to the Rapides Parish Line.

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
37-238-6406 – Office
318-729-3830 – Cell