UPDATE - ROAD CLOSURE: LA 3049 near Cash Point, Caddo Parish
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 12:09:55 PM

UPDATE - ROAD CLOSURE: LA 3049 near Cash Point, Caddo Parish

UPDATE: The replacement of the first bridge site is complete, and on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the contractor will mobilize to the second bridge site, which is approximately five (5) miles north of the first site. This bridge will be closed for approximately 2.5 months. These rural bridges are being replaced with box culverts.

LA 3049 (Dixie Shreveport Highway) remains closed between Sentall and Cash Point in north Caddo Parish as this work progresses.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, January 20, 2020, LA 3049 (Dixie Shreveport Highway) will be closed between Sentell and Cash Point in north Caddo Parish for the removal of a bridge.

This closure is part of a project to remove and replace two rural bridges with box culverts. The work for the first bridge is expected to last approximately two months, with progress dependent on weather conditions.

Alternate Route: US 71 or I-49

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

Map indicates location of replacement of two bridges on LA 3049, Caddo Parish