Alternating Lane Closures; I-49 (St. Landry Parish Line – 2 Miles North of LA 3265); H.012468
Wednesday, January 03, 2024 at 3:11:46 PM
January 3, 2024

S.P. No. H.012468
I-49 (St. Landry Parish Line – 2 Miles North of LA 3265)
Avoyelles, Evangeline & Rapides Parishes

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that, weather permitting, on Monday, January 8, 2024 at 7:00 am, portions of I-49, beginning at the St. Landry parish line and ending 2 miles north of LA 3265, will have alternating lane closures in both directions.

This construction project consists of sign replacements and related work.

This contract was awarded to Highway Safety Systems LLC in the amount of $2,109,152.25.

Permit/Detour Section
There are no detours at this time associated with these alternating lane closures.

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.

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 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.

Project Contacts
Mr. Justin Moreau, P.E.
Avoyelles Parish, Project Engineer
Office: (318) 346-4582

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

Media Contact
Ms. Erin Buchanan Mills
Public Information Officer
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Office: (318) 549-8402