LA 23 SB (Belle Chasse Tunnel) closure
Thursday, June 04, 2020 at 1:19:50 PM
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the southbound lanes of LA 23 through the Belle Chasse Tunnel will be closed on Wednesday, June 17, from 8 p.m. until Thursday, June 18, at 4 a.m.

The closure is necessary to allow crews to clean the tunnel. All work is weather permitting.

The closure was originally planned for June 10-11, but was postponed due to the possibility of severe weather.

As an alternate route, motorists can take the Judge Perez Bridge (LA 23) in either direction.

Call 511 or visit 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, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.