Monday, September 14, 2020 at 2:29:44 PM
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that construction work is ongoing on LA 550 in Union Parish from its junction with LA 2 to its intersection with LA 15. Beginning Monday, September 21, 2020, LA 550 will be closed to thru traffic approximately 0.5 miles south of its intersection with LA 15. This road closure is necessary to allow for a cross drain replacement and is scheduled to last no more than seven days.

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

Alternate Route
Detour routes will be provided as follows:
Eastbound - LA 2 West to US 167 North to LA 15 East
Westbound - LA 15 West to US 167 South to LA 2 East

Restrictions/Permits: N/A

Safety Reminder

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

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking or biking near an active work zone.

Call 511 or visit for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-800-ROAD-511 (1-800-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact Information

Matt Jantz, PE
Project Engineer
District 05
(318) 251-4117

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
District 04
(318) 549-8402