OPEN: St. Mary Parish – LA 323 (Oaklawn Bridge over Bayou Teche) - Bridge Replacement
Friday, July 15, 2022 at 7:37:04 PM
UPDATE #6: DOTD announces that Oaklawn Bridge is now open to traffic.

Motorists are advised that the bridge will have occassional openings over the next few days to fine tune the bridge's settings.



UPDATE #5: This closure has been extended until Friday, July 15, 2022, weather permitting.

UPDATE #4: This closure has been extended until Wednesday, June 1, weather permitting. Thank you for your patience.

UPDATE #3: This closure has been extended until Friday, April 15, 2022, weather permitting. Thank you for your patience.
UPDATE #2: This closure has been extended until Monday, February 28, 2022, weather permitting. Thank you for your patience.

UPDATE #1: This closure has been extended until Thursday, September 30, 2021, weather permitting.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that beginning Tuesday, January 30, 2018 through Sunday, May 31, 2020, LA 323 (Oaklawn Bridge over Bayou Teche) between LA 87 and Irish Bend Road in St. Mary Parish, will be closed to traffic for bridge replacement.

No oversized or permit loads will be permitted during this closure.

The detour will consist of LA 87, LA 182 and LA 322.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

DOTD apologizes for any inconvenience this necessary work may cause.