DOTD to hold press conference to update LA 23 Elevation project
Monday, July 08, 2013 at 11:23:00 AM
WHAT: A news conference to provide an update on the $10.5 million construction project currently underway to elevate La. 23 from Alliance to 1.5 miles south of Lake Hermitage Road in Plaquemines Parish.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham 14740 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(Photo ops available at project site following event)

SPEAKERS: Speakers include DOTD Secretary Sherri H. LeBas, Sen. John Alario, and Rep. Chris Leopold.

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 and 13,000 bridges, 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.

For more information, please visit, email, or call DOTD's Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting Out of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).