UPDATE - REOPENED: US 84 over Bayou Pierre, Red River Parish
Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 7:44:04 AM

UPDATE - REOPENED: US 84 over Bayou Pierre, Red River Parish


(UPDATE): DOTD advises motorists that the US 84 bridge over Bayou Pierre has been reopened. We appreciate your patience while these repairs were underway.
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Original notification:

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that, effective immediately, the US 84 bridge over Bayou Pierre at the Red River/DeSoto Parish line is closed due to the condition of the structure.

DOTD crews are mobilizing in order to conduct necessary repairs to the bridge deck.

This bridge is located approximately 3.25 miles east of the I-49 interchange (see included map).

This closure is anticipated to be in place for approximately three days, weather permitting.

Restrictions/Permits: Total bridge closure at the specified location. All vehicles will need to utilize an alternate route.

Alternate Route: Detour signage will be in place. Primary detour will be LA 509.

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
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402
erin.buchanan@la.gov

Map indicates location of bridge closure on US 84 over Bayou Pierre at the Red River/DeSoto Parish line.