BRIDGE CLOSURE: LA 157 over Bodcau Bayou Relief, Bossier Parish
Thursday, October 07, 2021 at 10:24:32 AM

BRIDGE CLOSURE: LA 157 over Bodcau Bayou Relief, Bossier Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, October 18, 2021, the LA 157 bridge over Bodcau Bayou Relief, north of Bellevue, in Bossier Parish will be closed.

This closure is scheduled to last approximately three (3) weeks, and is necessary to allow for DOTD crews to perform bridge pile repair and replacement.

DOTD sincerely appreciates the public’s patience, as this work is needed in order to ensure the bridge remains in service for motorists.

Alternate Route: LA 160, US 371, and LA 528

Permits/Restrictions: Total bridge closure. All vehicles must detour.

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, 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 bridge closure on LA 157 north of Bellevue in Bossier Parish.