UPDATE - POSTPONED: LA 2 Alt at US 79, Haynesville, Claiborne Parish
Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 10:19:02 AM

UPDATE - POSTPONED: LA 2 Alt at US 79, Haynesville, Claiborne Parish


UPDATE: This closure has been postponed due to weather conditions. DOTD will issue a notice when the work has been rescheduled.
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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 and Wednesday, February 19, 2020, LA 2 Alt immediately east of its intersection with US 79 in Haynesville, Claiborne Parish will be closed in both directions.

This closure is necessary to allow the LA Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to remove underground tanks that are adjacent to the roadway. DOTD will be assisting the operation by providing traffic control and detours.

Alternate Route: Passenger vehicles traveling will be detoured through the Town of Haynesville.

All 18-wheelers and other large trucks traveling eastbound will be detoured via US 79 southbound to LA 2 eastbound to Bernice, up US 167 northbound, back to LA 2 Alt westbound.

Westbound traffic will be detoured to LA 2 Alt eastbound to Bernice, US 167 southbound, back to LA 2 Alt westbound, to US 79 northbound.

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
erin.buchanan@la.gov

Map shows location of closure on LA 2 Alt, immediately east of its

intersection with US 79 in Haynesville, Claiborne Parish.