US 71 at Holsum Bakery; Rapides Parish
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 1:20:00 PM
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that Progressive Construction Company, LLC will begin construction on a left turning lanes and related work on US 71 in Alexandria, La. This work is expected to be completed in approximately sixty (60) days. The project is located on route US 71 at Holsum Bakery. Weather permitting, starting on March 4, 2013, the contractor will begin temporarily closing the inside lanes of northbound US 71 and southbound US 71 in preparation for construction of an asphalt base course and surfacing for the left turn lanes at Holsum Bakery. After completion of the turn lane construction, the median crossover at Holsum Bakery will be reconfigured for left turn only at the median crossover with the construction of a raised traffic island.
Permit/Detour section
Traffic will be reduced to one lane only in each direction for the duration of the project. There will be width restrictions as a result of the temporary lane closures.
Safety reminder
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through construction and maintenance sites and to be on the lookout for work crews and equipment