RAMP CLOSURES: I-20 westbound off-ramps at Spring/Market & Common St. in Caddo Parish
Friday, August 09, 2019 at 8:42:35 AM

RAMP CLOSURES: I-20 westbound off-ramps at Spring/Market & Common St. in Caddo Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019, the Spring/Market Street off-ramp (Exit 19A) from I-20 westbound in Shreveport, Caddo Parish will be closed to allow the contractor to make repairs to the crash attenuator.

Additionally, the Common Street/Louisiana Ave. off-ramp (Exit 18D) from I-20 westbound will be closed for crash attenuator repair.

These ramps are scheduled to be reopened by 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

A crash attenuator, also known as an impact attenuator, is a device intended to reduce the damage to structures, vehicles, and lessen injuries to motorists resulting from a collision. These devices are designed to absorb the colliding vehicle's energy.

Alternate route: N/A

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 construction zone.

Call 511 or visit www.511la.org 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 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