Donaldsonville Road to close for railroad overpass maintenance

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Officials with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today La. Hwy. 1 (Bayou Road) will be closed while maintenance work is done at the Union Pacific Railroad overpass location.

The road will be closed starting Tuesday, Sept. 3 through Thursday, Sept. 5 from 8 a.m. till 3 p.m. each day.

The road will close again for continued maintenance work on Monday, Sept. 9 through Thursday, Sept. 12 from 8 a.m. till 3 p.m.

Detour routes are :

Southbound - Turn right on La. 308 (Lafourche Street), then right on La. 943 to La. 1 (Bayou Road).

Northbound – Turn right on La. 943, then left on La. 308 to La. 3089 (Marchand Drive).

Emergency contact:

Keith Pownley, Union Pacific Railroad

(318) 613-0226