ROAD CLOSURE: LA 511 (W. 70th St) near Kennedy Drive, Caddo Parish
Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 9:28:47 AM

ROAD CLOSURE: LA 511 (W. 70th St) near Kennedy Drive, Caddo Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Wednesday, January 19, 2021, LA 511 (W. 70th Street) just east of Kennedy Drive in Shreveport, Caddo Parish will be closed.

This closure is scheduled to take place for fifteen (15) days, and is necessary to allow the contractor installed a box culvert as part of an ongoing project to improve safety on LA 511.

This project includes the construction of left turn lanes on LA 511 at Kennedy Drive and Walker Road, as well as drainage improvements.

Alternate Route: Detour signage will be in place.

Permits/Restrictions: Total road closure at the specified location. All vehicles 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