Alternating Lane Closures: LA 8: Red River Bridge; Grant Parish; H.015073
Monday, November 20, 2023 at 2:24:30 PM
November 20, 2023

Alternating Lane Closures;
LA 8: Grant Parish;
Red River Bridge Deck Waterproofing;
S.P. H.015073
Control Section 151-02

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that on Monday, November 27, 2023, construction will begin on the Red River Bridge on LA 8 in Grant Parish. This work will begin on the Boyce side of the bridge and proceed east for 0.581 miles to the opposite end of the bridge closer to Colfax.

The intent of this project is to seal the current bridge deck and other related work.

The project was awarded to the low bidder, Sartin Builders, LLC, in the amount of $321,580.00. The work associated with this project should take approximately 60 working days to complete.

Permit/Detour Section
One full lane will remain open at all times.
There are no width restrictions.

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 and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out of state travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Website at Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the La DOTD website @ and the DOTD Facebook page.

Media Contact
Mrs. Erin Buchanan Mills
Public Information Officer 3
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Phone: (318) 549-8402
Cell: (318) 347-2076

Project Contacts
Mr. David Pugh, M.B.A., P.E.
Grant Parish Project Engineer
Office: (318) 627-5522

Mr. Joseph Montalvo, M.S., P.E.
Area Engineer for Grant, Natchitoches, and Winn Parishes
Office: (318) 561-5120