November Holiday Travel
Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 8:56:06 AM
Date: November 9, 2017

Contact: Truck Permit Office

Phone: (225) 377-7132

Fax: (225) 377-7149

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s Secretary, Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D., announced today that oversize and overweight vehicle movement on all State highways will be prohibited on Thursday, November 23, through Sunday, November 26, 2017 in observance of the Thanksgiving holidays.

Wilson said the decision was made in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety, Office of State Police, to provide maximum safety for motorists traveling on State highways during this holiday.

The Truck Permit Office will be closed Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 10, 2017. Permits may be obtained before close of business Thursday, November 9, 2017 for movement of oversize and overweight vehicle movement. The Departments Truck Permit Office will be closed Thanksgiving Day, November 23, and Friday, November 24, 2017.