Update: US 165; East Side Service Road; Horseshoe Drainage Canal; Alexandria, Rapides Parish; Detour
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 1:52:29 PM
November 21, 2023

This project at the US -165 E Service Road is expected to be completed by December 31, 2023

October 6, 2023

US 165; Alexandria, Rapides Parish
US 165 East Side Service Road on Both Sides of Horseshoe Drainage Canal

Control Section 014-06

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that US 165 East Side Service Road will be closed to thru traffic beginning at 7:00 am on Monday, October 16, 2023, and ending at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 17, 2023 to accommodate the City of Alexandria to do a drainage improvements project at US 165 South of the Traffic Circle for the Horseshoe Drainage Canal.

Vehicle Detour
All traffic will be detoured to the mainline highway.

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 Contact
Christopher Soileau, PE
District 08 – Construction Coordinator
Office: (318) 561-5117

Media Contact
Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon and Winn Parishes
LA Department of Transportation & Development
Bossier City, LA
Office: (318) 549-8402