UPDATE - REOPENED: LA 577 near Poverty Point, West Carroll Parish
Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 5:22:01 PM

UPDATE - REOPENED: LA 577 near Poverty Point, West Carroll Parish

(UPDATE: 2/17/2024): DOTDadvises motorists that this work is complete and this roadway has been REOPENED.


Original notification:

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that, effective immediately, LA 577, approximately one mile east its intersection with LA 17, in West Carroll Parish is closed.

This emergency road closure is necessary due to a culvert under the roadway that has collapsed. The closure is anticipated to remain in place for approximately five days. (see included map)

DOTD will issue a notification when repairs are complete and the roadway has been reopened.

Restrictions/Permits: Total road closure at the specified location. ALL vehicles will need to detour.

Alternate Route: N/A

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
Monroe District
(318) 549-8402

Map indicates location of road closure on LA 577 in West Carroll Parish.