ROAD CLOSURE: LA 511 (W. 70th Street) in Shreveport, Caddo Parish
Monday, November 22, 2021 at 2:20:04 PM

ROAD CLOSURE: LA 511 (W. 70th Street) in Shreveport, Caddo Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, November 29, 2021, LA 511 (W. 70th Street) just west of Walker Road in Shreveport, Caddo Parish will be closed.

This closure is scheduled to take place for ten (10) days, and is necessary to allow the contractor to replace a large cross drain at this location.

This is part of the ongoing safety improvement project to install turn lanes on LA 511 at Walker Road and Kennedy Drive, as well as improve drainage.

Alternate Route: Detour signage will be in place.

Permits/Restrictions: Total road closure at the referenced location. All traffic will need to 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