UPDATE - ROAD CLOSURE: US 84 (E. Carroll St.) at KCS Railroad crossing, Red River Parish
Thursday, January 09, 2020 at 3:04:11 PM

UPDATE - ROAD CLOSURE: US 84 (E. Carroll St.) at KCS Railroad crossing, Red River Parish

UPDATE: Reminder - this road closure has been RESCHEDULED for Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Additionally, on Thursday, January 16th from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., US 84 at this same railroad crossing in Coushatta will be reduced to one lane while KCS crews perform follow-up work related to the initial repairs.

Flagging operations will be in place to direct traffic through the work zone. Loads wider than 11 feet will not be permitted to pass through the lane closure.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Saturday, December 21, 2019, US 84 (E. Carroll St.) at the KCS Railroad crossing in Coushatta, Red River Parish will be closed.

This work is scheduled to take place from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is necessary to allow KCS to make repairs to the railroad tracks.

Alternate Route: US 71 (Detour signs will be in place).

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