RAMP CLOSURES for crash attenuator repair, Caddo Parish
Wednesday, September 06, 2023 at 12:55:32 PM

RAMP CLOSURES for crash attenuator repair, Caddo Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that the following nighttime ramp closures have been scheduled for the purpose of crash attenuator repair in Shreveport, Caddo Parish.
  • Sept. 13th at 9:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.: LA 1 northbound ramps to both I-20 eastbound and westbound.
  • Sept. 14th at 9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.: I-220 westbound ramp to I-49 northbound.
A crash attenuator, also known as an impact attenuator, is a device intended to reduce the damage to structures, vehicles, and lessen injuries to motorists resulting from a collision. These devices are designed to absorb the colliding vehicle’s energy.

Restrictions/Permits: Total ramp closures at the specified location. All vehicles will need to detour.

Alternate Route: Detour signage will be in place.

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 www.511la.org, 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 www.dotd.la.gov, 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