LA 28: R-Cut at St. Clair Road; Rapides Parish; H.015266
Monday, April 29, 2024 at 2:44:15 PM

LA 28: R-Cut at St. Clair Road
Rapides Parish

SPN: H.015266
Control Section 417-02

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Monday, May 6th, 2024 at 7:00 am, weather permitting, construction will begin near the intersection of LA 28 West and St. Clair Road, starting 0.6 miles west of St. Clair Road and continue east for 1.0 mile. Both eastbound and westbound inside lanes of LA 28 and the St. Clair Road crossover will be closed to all traffic during phase one. Phase one (1) of this project is expected to last until July 2024.

This construction project consists of grading, drainage structures, milling asphalt pavement, asphalt concrete, class II base course, lime treatment, asphalt concrete roadway, and related work.

The contract was awarded to Progressive Construction Company, LLC in the amount of $1,338,096.58.

Permit/Detour section
There are no detours at this time associated with the lane closures.
There will be a lane width restriction of 12 feet for traffic on LA 28.

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 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 Contact
Mr. Steve Buskie, P.E.
Rapides Parish Project Engineer
Office: (318) 487-5719

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