Road Work: LA 483

Road WorkLA 483; Jct LA 174 to Desoto Parish Line
S.P. H.002589; Sabine Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) announced today that, find weather permitting, road construction work will begin on LA 483 from the junction of LA 174 to the Desoto Parish Line on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 and will continue for approximately two (2) months.  This 4.338 mile long project will receive in-place cement stabilized base, and superpave asphaltic concrete.

The project was awarded to the low bidder, Madden Contracting Co., in the amount of $1,660,098.02.

Permit/Detour section

The roadway will be open to traffic at all times.  There will be no restrictions for regular traffic and a 12’ wide lane width restriction for all oversize vehicles.

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
Vernon Parish