Possible Closure of Humble Canal Bridge on LA 3147 - Vermilion Parish
Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 10:00:55 AM
With the threat of severe weather and heavy rainfall that may impact areas of the state, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises motorists that the Pontoon Bridge at Humble Canal on LA 3147 in Freshwater City may need to be closed to vehicular traffic on short notice. DOTD anticipates the closure to begin as early as the morning of Friday, July 12, and continue until the high tides and storm surges recedes. All motorists should prepare for this contingency by early preparations.

Motorists are encouraged to check the status of road conditions prior to beginning commutes to impacted areas by utilizing the following resources for the latest information regarding road conditions:

• 511 Traveler Information: Travelers can also find information regarding road closures by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at www.511la.org or by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).
• MyDOTD: Motorists can receive automatic and up-to-date information on local projects, lane and road closures, and other DOTD activity by signing up for MyDOTD at www.dotd.la.gov.
• Social media: Additional information can be found at DOTD’s Facebook and Twitter pages.