UPDATE: DOTD announces alternating lane closures on Plank Road in Baton Rouge
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 8:45:57 AM
Today, DOTD announces that Plank Road (LA 67) will have alternating lane closures beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 21 until 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 26.

The closures will affect Plank Road between US 190 to LA 408 and will allow crews to patch concrete in preparation of new asphalt resurfacing.

Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to avoid the project area by using the following detours:

• Northbound detour: US 190 to I-110 to LA 408 and back to LA 67
• Southbound detour: LA 408 to I-110 to US 90 and back to LA 67

All planned construction activities are weather-dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to drive with caution through this and other work zones. Also, be alert for the presence of construction workers and equipment.

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.