Update: Reopened; La 111: south of Evans, Vernon Parish;
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 9:58:58 AM
April 10, 2024

La Hwy 111, south of Evans, Vernon Parish

Control Section: 132-02

Road is re-opened to traffic.

April 10, 2024

Emergency Road Closure Due to High Water
La Hwy 111, south of Evans, Vernon Parish
Control Section: 132-02

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that LA 111, just south of Evans, for .1 mile long, is closed immediately for high water.

During unfavorable weather conditions, motorists should drive using the following safety tips:
• Drive slowly and carefully.
• Avoid driving into standing or running water.
• Avoid driving while distracted.
• Avoid using cruise control when visibility is low or road surfaces are wet.
• Always allow for extra driving time.
• Reduce speeds when visibility is low.
• Make sure there is plenty of room between vehicles.
• Avoid using highway overpasses as tornado shelters

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
Mr. J. Artie Lyons
Vernon Parish Highway Maintenance Superintendent
Office: (337) 238-6409 or (337) 238-6408
Email: joseph.lyons@la.gov