**Update** LA 1176: Bayou Boeuf and Turner Canal Bridges; Avoyelles Parish; H.007873; Detour Route
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 12:10:16 PM

March 23, 2021

**Work has been pushed back to Monday, March 29, 2021 due to poor weather conditions from its original March 23 date.**


March 15, 2021


LA 1176: Bayou Boeuf and Turner Canal Bridges

Avoyelles Parish

S.P. No. H.007873

Control Section: 805-09


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that, weather permitting, on Monday, March 29, 2021, the Turner Canal Bridge on LA 1176 will be closed to all traffic.

This 0.35 mile construction project consists of clearing and grubbing, removal of timber bridges, grading, drainage structures, asphalt concrete pavement, precast concrete piles, concrete slab bridges, and related work. Construction is expected to be completed by July 2021.

This contract was awarded to Diamond B Construction, LLC in the amount of $2,835,736.86.

Permit/Detour section
The roadway will be close to traffic for the duration of the bridge construction.

The detour will be as follows:

East bound traffic will travel west on LA 1176 to the intersection of LA 29 and proceed north on LA 29 to the intersection of US 71 at Bunkie, and proceed south on US 71 to LA 1176.

West bound traffic will travel east on LA 1176 to the intersection of US 71 and proceed north on US 71 to the intersection of LA 29 at Bunkie, proceed south on LA 29 to LA 1176.


The detour route will be identified with proper markings for the general public. All emergency agencies will be notified of the road closure.

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.

Additional Information
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org.Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov and the DOTD Facebook page.

Project Contact
Mr. Justin Moreau, P.E.
Avoyelles Parish Project Engineer
Office: 318-346-4582
Email: justin.moreau@la.gov

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