BRIDGE CLOSURE: LA 540 in Homer, Claiborne Parish
Friday, April 28, 2023 at 12:42:30 PM

BRIDGE CLOSURE: LA 540 in Homer, Claiborne Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that, effective immediately, the LA 540 bridge (N. 5th Street) over an unnamed waterway in the Town of Homer, Claiborne Parish is closed.

This closure is necessary due to the condition of the structure, and will remain in place until further notice.

This bridge, which was built in 1958, is located just west of the intersection with US 79.

Alternate route: Detour signage will be in place.

Restrictions/Permits: Total road closure at the specified location. All vehicles will need to take an alternate route.

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 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.

Contact Information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402

Map indicates location of bridge closure on LA 540 in the Town of Homer, Claiborne Parish.