US 165: south bound lanes – from LA 524 to LA 123; Pollock, Grant Parish; H.013206
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 9:23:05 AM

US 165: South Bound Lanes – LA 524 to LA 123
Pollock, Grant Parish

S.P. H.013206
Control Section 015-04

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Monday, January 29, 2024, construction began on US 165 in Grant Parish. This work began at the intersection of US 165 and LA 123 proceeds south for 7.757 Miles to the intersection of US 165 and LA 524.

This project consists of milling the existing asphalt concrete, pavement patching, asphalt surface treatment, asphalt concrete pavement and other related work.

The project was awarded to the low bidder, Gilchrist Construction Company, LLC, in the amount of $5,739,628.56. The work associated with this project should take approximately 145 working days to complete.

Permit/Detour Section
Local and through traffic will be maintained at all times with no wide load restrictions, but there will be lane closures associated with this project.

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

Project Contact
Mr. David Pugh, P.E.
Project Engineer for Grant Parish
Office: (318) 627-5522

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