Update - Bridge Open; Carbon Plant Road Bridge over Bayou Boeuf, Avoyelles Parish; H.013143
Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 9:58:31 AM
December 14, 2023

Carbon Plant Road Bridge over Bayou Boeuf
Avoyelles Parish
S.P. No. H.013143

Carbon Plant Bridge is now open to the traveling public.

February 23, 2023

S.P. No. H.013143
Carbon Plant Road Bridge over Bayou Boeuf
Avoyelles Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that, weather permitting, on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 7:00 am Carbon Plant Road Bridge will be closed to all traffic. Construction is expected to be completed by October 2023.

This 0.070 mile construction project consists of removal of timber bridge, grading, drainage structures, class II base course, lime treatment, asphalt concrete, precast concrete piles, concrete slab span bridge, and related work.

This contract was awarded to Merrick, LLC in the amount of $1,686,217.90.

Permit/Detour Section
There are no detours associated with this bridge closure, 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 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 Contacts
Mr. Justin Moreau, P.E.
Avoyelles Parish, Project Engineer
Office: 318-346-4582
Email: justin.moreau@la.gov

Mr. Marcus Connella, M.S., P.E.
Area Engineer for Rapides and Avoyelles Parishes
Office: (318) 561-5109
Email: marcus.connella@la.gov

Media Contact
Ms. LaDeidra Druilhet
Public Information Officer 3
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Office: (337) 262-6133
Email: deidra.druilhet@la.gov