Belle Chasse Tunnel Cleaning Notice
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 3:21:13 PM
BELLE CHASSE, La- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the southbound lanes of LA 23 through the Belle Chasse Tunnel will be closed on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, from 7 p.m. until Thursday, October 27, 2022, at 5 a.m.

The closure is necessary to allow crews to clean the tunnel. All work is weather permitting. As an alternate route, motorists can take the Belle Chasse Bridge (LA 23) in either direction.

To sign up for Belle Chasse Bridge project updates, please visit and provide your email address for notifications to come directly to your inbox as the new bridge construction continues. Questions can be submitted to the project team via email at You can also follow the project on Facebook @BelleChasseBridge and Twitter @Bridge_BC.

Safety Reminder:
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the work site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information:
Call 511 or visit for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-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.