NOW OPEN: Humble Canal Bridge on LA 3147 in Freshwater City, Vermilion Parish
Friday, September 18, 2020 at 7:40:06 AM


The Pontoon Bridge at Humble Canal on LA 3147 in Freshwater City will be closed on Tuesday, August 25 at 5:00 p.m. to vehicular traffic and will remain closed until the high tides and storm surges recede after Hurricane Laura has passed through the area.

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 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

• Social media: Additional information can be found at DOTD’s Facebook and Twitter pages.