UPDATE - LANE CLOSURES: US 80 (Texas Street) Bridge rehab project, Bossier & Caddo Parishes
Friday, February 15, 2019 at 2:17:55 PM

UPDATE - LANE CLOSURES: US 80 (Texas Street) Bridge rehab project, Bossier & Caddo Parishes


UPDATE: The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that intermittent lane closures will now begin on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in the eastbound and westbound directions of the US 80 (Texas Street) Bridge over the Red River in Caddo and Bossier Parishes.

These closures are necessary to install the outriggers and cables needed during the rehabilitation project on the bridge.

This work will be performed during the hours of approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This work is expected to last one week.
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Beginning Sunday, February 24, 2019, the eastbound and westbound inside lanes on the Texas Street Bridge will be closed.
This closure is necessary to allow the contractor to set concrete barriers.

This work will be performed between the hours of approximately 10:00 p.m. Sunday night and 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night (Feb. 27th), three full days.
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Beginning Wednesday, February 27, 2019, both eastbound lanes of the Texas Street Bridge will be closed to allow the contractor to begin work on the rehabilitation of the bridge.

The bridge will be reduced to two lanes, with one lane of travel maintained in both the eastbound and westbound directions.

This work is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night.

This phase of work is scheduled to last approximately 5 months.

Alternate route:
N/A

Restrictions/Permits: Widths are restricted to 9 foot travel lanes.

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 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). 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
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402
erin.buchanan@la.gov