**UPDATE** LA 3144 (Edgewood Dr.) at Susek Dr., Pineville, Rapides Parish; H.008263; Concrete Pouring
Friday, July 31, 2020 at 1:21:38 PM

**7/31/2020**

**UPDATE**
**LA 3144: Edgewood Drive: Susek Drive Roundabout;

Pineville, Rapides Parish **
SPN: H.008263
Control Section 840-34


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 3:00 a.m., weather permitting, crews will be pouring concrete pavement at the intersection located at LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive) and Susek Drive. This pour should last approximately 8 hours. This night pour is needed due to the extreme heat during the day which is critical in reducing the evaporation rate (moisture loss) from concrete to minimize cracking according to DOTD specifications and in order to help with the overheating of work crews.



07/28/2020

LA 3144: Edgewood Drive: Susek Drive Roundabout;
Pineville, Rapides Parish
SPN: H.008263
Control Section 840-34

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 4:00 a.m., weather permitting, crews will be pouring concrete pavement at the intersection located at LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive) and Susek Drive. This pour should last approximately 6 hours. This night pour is needed due to the extreme heat during the day, which is critical in reducing the evaporation rate (moisture loss) from concrete to minimize cracking.


Permit/Detour Section

LA 28 (East) Westbound to LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).

Traffic from LA 28 (East) Westbound will be detoured onto US 167 (Pineville Expressway) Northbound followed by a right onto LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).

US 167 (Pineville Expressway) to LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).
Traffic from US 167 (Pineville Expressway) will be detoured onto LA 28 (East) Eastbound followed by a left onto LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).


Safety Reminder
All construction activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when traveling through work zone areas 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
Mr. Steve Buskie, P.E.
Rapides Parish Project Engineer
Office: (318) 487-5719
Email: steve.buskie@la.gov

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



07/15/2020

LA 3144: Edgewood Drive: Susek Drive Roundabout;
Pineville, Rapides Parish
SPN: H.008263
Control Section 840-34

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Monday, July 20, 2020, at 2:00 a.m., and again on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 3:00 a.m., weather permitting, crews will be pouring concrete pavement at the intersection located at LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive) and Susek Drive. These pours should last approximately 8 hours each night/morning. These night pours are needed due to the extreme heat during the day, which is critical in reducing the evaporation rate (moisture loss) from concrete to minimize cracking according to DOTD specifications and in order to help with the overheating of work crews.

Permit/Detour Section

LA 28 (East) Westbound to LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).
Traffic from LA 28 (East) Westbound will be detoured onto US 167 (Pineville Expressway) Northbound followed by a right onto LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).

US 167 (Pineville Expressway) to LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).
Traffic from US 167 (Pineville Expressway) will be detoured onto LA 28 (East) Eastbound followed by a left onto LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).


Safety Reminder
All construction activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when traveling through work zone areas 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
Mr. Steve Buskie, P.E.
Rapides Parish Project Engineer
Office: (318) 487-5719
Email: steve.buskie@la.gov

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



UPDATE - INTERSECTION CLOSURE: LA 3144 (Edgewood Dr.) at Susek Dr., Rapides Parish


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that the start date for the LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive) at Susek Drive roundabout project in Pineville, Rapides Parish has changed to Monday, May 18, 2020, from the original date of Monday, May 11, 2020.

The intersection closure will now begin on Monday, May 18, 2020.

The detour information is as follows:

LA 28 (East) Westbound to LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive)
Traffic from LA 28 (East) Westbound will be detoured onto US 167 (Pineville Expressway) Northbound followed by a right onto LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).

US 167 (Pineville Expressway) to LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive)
Traffic from US 167 (Pineville Expressway) will be detoured onto LA 28 (East) Eastbound followed by a left onto LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive).

Local traffic (residents within the project limits) will be maintained during construction with access ensured to their properties. ALL other vehicles must utilize the signed detours.

To read much more about the project, click here.

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
Alexandria District
(318) 549-8402
erin.buchanan@la.gov