LANE CLOSURE: LA 538 bridge over Caddo Lake, Caddo Parish
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 4:01:25 PM

LANE CLOSURE: LA 538 bridge over Caddo Lake, Caddo Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Saturday, July 20, 2019, the LA 538 bridge over Caddo Lake in Caddo Parish will be reduced to one (1) lane of traffic for routine bridge inspection.

This bridge is located approximately 0.7 miles north of LA 169.

This work is scheduled to take place from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Flagging operations will be in place to assist with traffic crossing the bridge.

Alternate route: N/A

Restrictions/Permits: This closure will allow vehicles 12 feet wide or smaller to pass through the inspection zone. Larger vehicles must detour using LA 169 to LA 530 to LA 538.

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 construction zone.

Call 511 or visit for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-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