Emergency Road Closure; High Water; LA 112: at junction of LA 121 to 1.0 mile south of LA 121; Rapides Parish
Monday, October 12, 2020 at 7:42:28 AM
10/21/2020 at 7:30 am

Emergency Road Closure Due to Flooding/ High Water
LA 112: at junction of LA 121 to 1.0 mile south of LA 121

Rapides Parish
Control Section No. 029-05

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public effective immediately LA 112, at its junction with LA 121 to 1.0 mile south of LA 121, in Rapides Parish, is closed due to flooding/ high water.

Permit/Detour Section
No detours are available at this time.

Travelers can find information regarding road closures by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at www.511la.org or by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Shreveport_Traf), (@Alex_Traffic), (@Monroe_Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov.

During unfavorable weather conditions, motorists should drive using the following safety tips:
• Drive slowly and carefully.
• Avoid driving into standing or running water.
• Avoid driving while distracted.
• Avoid using cruise control when visibility is low or road surfaces are wet.
• Always allow for extra driving time.
• Reduce speeds when visibility is low.
• Make sure there is plenty of room between vehicles.
• Avoid using highway overpasses as tornado shelters.

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

Rapides Parish Contacts:
Kerry Lemoine
Rapides Parish Highway Maintenance Superintendent
Office: (318) 561-5191
Email: kerry.lemoine@la.gov

Roger Moore
Highway Maintenance Specialist: Rapides and Avoyelles Parishes
Office: (318) 561-5270
Email: Roger.Moore@la.gov