CANCELED - INTERSTATE CLOSURE: I-20 eastbound at Texas state line in Caddo Parish
Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 2:27:25 PM

CANCELED - INTERSTATE CLOSURE: I-20 eastbound at Texas state line in Caddo Parish


UPDATE: This planned interstate closure has been CANCELED. The emergency repairs to I-20 eastbound at this location are currently underway and will be complete on Thursday, November 8, 2018.


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UPDATE: Due to anticipated inclement weather, this closure has been rescheduled for Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.


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UPDATE: Due to anticipated inclement weather, this closure has been rescheduled for Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Original notification:

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Sunday, November 4, 2018, I-20 eastbound will be closed from the Texas state line to Mile Marker 2 in Caddo Parish in order to perform shoulder repairs and enhance safety within the construction zone.

This closure is scheduled to take place from approximately 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., and is associated with the ongoing construction project to overlay I-20 in both directions from the Texas state line to just east of Monkhouse Drive in Shreveport.

DOTD would like to remind motorists that lane closures are still in effect on the interstate in the construction area near the Texas state line, and to expect some delays during peak travel times during the day. It is imperative that motorists pay attention to advanced warning signs ahead of road work and approach the area with caution.

Alternate route: Total road closure. ALL vehicles will be detoured to US 80.

Restrictions/Permits: N/A

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

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.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking or biking near an active work zone.

Call 511 or visit www.511la.org for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-800-ROAD-511 (1-800-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact Information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
District 04
(318) 549-8402
erin.buchanan@la.gov