DOTD announces lane closures

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Drivers should expect lane closures from Oct. 16 through Oct. 29 while crews saw cut, excavate for turn lanes, mill and pave the roadway on the following sections of the northbound and southbound directions of US 61. The closure schedule for this time are the following:

  • At LA-22 to LA-939: Daily from 6am to 6pm.
  • At LA-939 to LA-74: Nightly Mondays thru Thursdays from 7pm to 6am, and Saturdays and Sundays from 2am to 6pm.

This closure will allow vehicles 11-feet wide or smaller to pass thru the construction zone. The road will be open for regular traffic, but oversize vehicles must contact the DOTD permit office prior to moving thru the construction zone. The DOTD permit office can be reached at 800-654-1433.

This work is subject to change according to weather or working conditions.

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.

For more information, please visit, email, or call DOTD's Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting Out of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).