DOTD announces bridge replacement project on LA 507 in Bienville Parish
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1:16:32 PM

DOTD announces bridge replacement project on LA 507 in Bienville Parish


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces a $1.5 million project to replace the LA 507 bridge over Saline Bayou Relief just east of the Village of Bienville in Bienville Parish.

The bridge, built in 1966, is scheduled to be closed beginning on Monday, October 25, 2021 for construction to begin on the replacement.

The bridge is located between the junctions of LA 9 and LA 508.

The project is anticipated to be complete in Spring 2022, with progress dependent on weather conditions.

Alternate Route: Detour route will be posted.

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 www.511la.org, 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 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 bridge closure on LA 507 near Village of Bienville in Bienville Parish.