ROAD CLOSURE: LA 169 near Blanchard, Caddo Parish
Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:54:22 AM

ROAD CLOSURE: LA 169 near Blanchard, Caddo Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Wednesday, January 27, 2020, LA 169 (Greenwood Mooringsport Road) just north of Blanchard Latex Road (Parish Road 6) will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing in Caddo Parish.

Work is scheduled to take place from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This closure is located approximately five (5) miles west of the Town of Blanchard, and is necessary to allow railroad crews to make repairs to the tracks.

Alternate Route: Total road closure. Detour signage will be in place.

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:

Visit or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app 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.

Contact information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402

Map indicates location of closure on LA 169 near Blanchard in Caddo Parish.