***UPDATE: CANCELED***LA 23 SB (Belle Chasse Tunnel) Closure
Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 11:10:53 AM
The planned cleaning has been canceled due to potential inclement weather.


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the southbound lanes of LA 23 through the Belle Chasse Tunnel will be closed on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 7 p.m. until Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 5 a.m.

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

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

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.