Setliff Road Bridge; Rapides Parish; H.011531;
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 12:24:05 PM

Dixie Church & Setliff Road Bridges;
Rapides Parish;

Concrete Slab Span Bridge
SPN: H.011531
Structure Number 084000000080012

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that beginning Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting, Setliff Road (Bridge) work will begin. Setliff Road will be closed three-fourth (¾) of a mile from the intersection of Pine Coupee Road or 2.8 miles from the intersection of LA 119. This work is needed to replace an existing tank car with a new concrete slab span bridge.

This is an off system bridge project for the Rapides Parish Highway Department that was awarded to Merrick Construction, LLC in the amount of $1,098,063.50 This work is expected to last approximately 4 months.

Permit/Detour section
There are no detours at this time.

Safety Reminder
All construction activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when traveling through work zone areas 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 Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ and the DOTD Facebook page.

Project Contact
Mr. Steve Buskie, P.E.
Rapides Parish Project Engineer
Office: (318) 487-5719

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