ROAD CLOSURE – I-49 from I-220 to LA 1 in Caddo Parish
Saturday, February 09, 2019 at 3:37:41 AM

ROAD CLOSURE – I-49 from I-220 to LA 1 in Caddo Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that the northbound and southbound lanes of I-49 from the I-220 interchange to LA 1 (N. Market St.) in Caddo Parish are CLOSED effective immediately due to winter weather conditions.

DOTD will advise when this road has been re-opened.

DOTD’s emergency personnel will continue to monitor upcoming weather situations and will scout the area for safety on the roadways. Crews will be mobilized as needed in the event an area is threatened by severe weather conditions. In addition, DOTD crews will apply salt to any affected bridges and overpasses, remove fallen trees from the roadway and close roads as needed.

DOTD reminds motorists that it is unsafe and unlawful to drive onto a closed road past a “road closed” barricade at any time for any reason.

Safety Reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through areas that may be affected by accumulations of ice on the roadways, especially on elevated surfaces. Please be on the lookout for crews and their equipment.

Call 511 or visit for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).

Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402