Local road closures may affect drivers

Staff reports

LA 42 eastbound and westbound, approximately one half mile west of LA 431 and the Amite River Bridge, will have lane a single lane closure starting on Thursday 6/2/11 at 7:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. 

The closure will again resume on Friday 6/3/11 from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.  These closures are necessary in order for crews to prepare to move to phase 4 which will take motorist off of the detour road and put them onto the new relief bridge and roadway.

The closure will allow vehicles 11 feet wide or smaller to pass through the construction zone.  The roadway will be opened for regular traffic but oversized vehicles must detour on the following routes:  Eastbound; LA 42 east to LA 44 south to LA 931 east to LA 431 north to LA 42 east.  Westbound; LA 42 west to LA 431 south to LA 931 west to LA 44 north to LA 42 west.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to drive with caution and be on the lookout for crews and equipment.