UPDATE 2: H.014145, LA 418: LA 1 - LA 417, Pointe Coupee Parish
Monday, September 28, 2020 at 8:40:55 AM
Beginning on Monday, October 5th, 2020, road construction will begin on the section of LA 418 near the south end of the LA 1 Atchafalaya River Bridge (Simmesport Bridge). This section of LA 418 is located between LA 1 and the railroad trestle bridge over LA 418. Flaggers will be present to guide traffic through the work zone while work is being performed. Beginning on Thursday, October 8th, LA 418 will be completely closed to traffic for approximately ten (10) days. During this complete closure, LA 418 traffic will have to follow the signed detour route.

Permit load restrictions will be up to 12 feet wide: anything over, please contact the Permit office.

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

Dane Lecoq
Project Engineer
District 61