*UPDATE*: LANE CLOSURE; I-49 (Southbound) - Boyce; Rapides Parish
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 10:37:53 AM

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that the work scheduled for this bridge has been extended to Thursday, November 18th.


**November 16, 2021--

**LANE CLOSURE** I-49 (Southbound) - Boyce; Rapides Parish**

Rapides Parish, I-49
Milepost 100.07, Bridge # 455-05-4484-2

Control Section 455-05
Recall No. 804670

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that Bridge # 455-05-4484-2 on I-49 (Southbound) will be reduced to one lane for slope repairs from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

This structure is on I-49 (Southbound) located at the I-49/LA 1200 interchange near Boyce.

Permit/Detour section

No detour is needed due to one lane being open at all times.

Safety Reminder
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution around the construction sites 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. Lance Broom, PE
Bridge Engineer
Office: (318) 561-5184
Email: Lance.Broom@la.gov

Media Contact
Mrs. Erin Buchanan Mills
Public Information Officer 3
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Office: (318) 549-8402
Email: erin.buchanan@la.gov