La. 404 Bayou Choctaw Bridge, Avoyelles Parish, Bridge Closure
Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:58:00 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that the La. 404 Bayou Choctaw Bridge will be closed for repairs from Monday, April 15, 2013 to Friday, April 19.

The repairs include installing new bridge pilings and constructing a helper bent to add additional support to the bridge’s deck. The bridge is located approximately 0.3 miles east of La. 75. The detour to travel around the closure is La. 75 north to La. 1 south to La. 993 south to La. 404.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 930 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.