DOTD announces the following closures in Acadia Parish
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 10:20:37 AM

LAFAYETTE, La. – Due to freezing weather conditions, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the following closures in Acadia Parish.

  • U.S. 90, between Rayne and Crowley (Southern Pacific Railroad Overpass)
  • Mermentau River Bridge

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at

Additionally, motorists can utilize the new "Way to Geaux" application to receive real-time, around the clock travel alerts. The hands-free, eyes-free smartphone application can be downloaded on any iPhone or Android device by visiting either the iTunes App Store, or Google Play.