UPDATE - ROAD CLOSURE: LA 529 (Emma Cemetery Rd), Bossier Parish
Monday, November 23, 2020 at 9:55:24 AM

UPDATE - ROAD CLOSURE: LA 529 (Emma Cemetery Rd), Bossier Parish


UPDATE (11/23/2020): This road closure has been RESCHEDULED to begin on Monday, November 30, 2020. LA 529 from LA 160 to LA 2 in northeast Bossier Parish will be closed to thru traffic.

This traffic configuration is anticipated to last approximately five (5) days, and is necessary to allow the contractor to replace drainage structures that cross the roadway.

Please see below original notification for detour and project information.
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UPDATE (11/12/2020):
This road closure has been postponed and will be rescheduled. DOTD will issue a notification when the date for the road closure has been finalized. We appreciate your patience.
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Original notification:

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, LA 529 from LA 160 to LA 2 in northeast Bossier Parish will be closed to thru traffic.

This traffic configuration is anticipated to last approximately five (5) days, and is necessary to allow the contractor to replace drainage structures that cross the roadway.

This road closure is part of the $2.8 million project to improve LA 529 with a patch, mill and overlay. Additional intermittent lane closures will be required as the project moves forward.

The entire project is expected to be complete in late Spring 2021, weather permitting.

Alternate route: Traffic will be detoured via LA 160, US 371 and LA 2.

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.

Additional information:

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 indicates location of LA 529 overlay project in northeast Bossier Parish).