UPDATE - REOPENED – LA 72 (Old Minden Rd.) near I-20 in Bossier City (I-20 rehab project)
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 3:19:35 PM

UPDATE - REOPENED – LA 72 (Old Minden Rd.) at I-20 in Bossier City (I-20 rehab project)

(UPDATE!!): DOTD advises motorists that LA 72 (Old Minden Road) has been REOPENED following necessary work related to the ongoing I-20 major rehabilitation project in Bossier City.

Please drive with caution through the area as construction crews and equipment remain on site due to the continued reconstruction of the Old Minden Road interchange ramps at I-20.

Thank you for your patience while this work was underway.

Original notification:

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reminds motorists that beginning on Monday, July 8, 2024, LA 72 (Old Minden Road) in both directions in Bossier City at the I-20 interchange will be closed.

This closure is scheduled to last for approximately one week, and is necessary to allow for the relocation of city water lines and installation of a pipe related to the ongoing I-20 major rehabilitation project.

Access to local driveways and streets will be maintained during the road closure. Through traffic will need to utilize an alternate route.

To find out more information about the I-20 project and access additional helpful resources, click here.

Restrictions/Permits: Total road closure at the specified location. All vehicles traveling through on Old Minden Road will need to detour.

Alternate Route: Detour signage will be in place.

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