**Update: Reopened** US 171 at KCS RR Underpass; Leesville; Vernon Parish
Friday, July 12, 2019 at 2:20:52 PM
July 18, 2019

**US 171; Leesville; Vernon Parish
Mile Post 66.822; Control Section 025-01
KCS RR Underpass No. 800290-025-01**

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that US 171 Northbound, in Leesville, Vernon Parish, at the Kansas City Railroad underpass, is open to traffic.

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.

Additional Information
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org. Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex_Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov and the DOTD Facebook page.

Project Contact
Gretchen B. Ferguson
District 08 – Vernon
Statewide Railroad Coordinator
Office: 318-561-5110
Statewide 511 Traffic Information

Media Contact
Ms. Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Phone: (318) 549-8402