ROAD CLOSURE ALERT: La. 75/Ashland Intersection

Staff Report

Beginning the morning of Saturday, Nov. 19, Ashland Road and the La. 75/Ashland Intersection will be closed intermittently to facilitate the transport of equipment to be installed as part of the Shell Chemical Geismar AO-4 expansion project.

The equipment will be transported across River Road, up Ashland Road, and delivered to the project site through Gate 45 (across from Oxychem).

Transport will be accomplished in several phases, all occurring during the daylight hours of Saturday, Nov. 19, Sunday, Nov. 20, Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4. During these periods, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Department will close La. 75 at the intersection for the crossings, and close part of Ashland Road for extended periods while the equipment is in transit on these days.