Emergency repair work scheduled for Jefferson Parish
Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 3:58:10 PM
Jefferson Parish- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the southbound intersection of U.S 61 (Airline Highway) and Causeway Boulevard in Metairie will be closed for repairs while crews perform emergency drainage and concrete work. The roadway at this intersection experienced damage and sunk due to a failing pipe below the concrete surface.

This intersection will be closed beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 12 until 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 14. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes during this emergency repair:

• The southbound U.S. 61 (Airline Drive) entrance-ramp to the elevated Causeway Boulevard traffic circle to the southbound U.S. 61 (Airline Drive) exit-ramp from the Causeway Boulevard traffic circle
• Trucks are encouraged to re-route to Interstate 10 or LA 3139 (Earhart Expressway)

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

Motorists can get up-to-date travel information by www.511la.org, downloading the 511la app or by calling 511. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.