LA 42 Widening and Improvements, LA 73 Road Closure, Ascension Parish
Friday, January 22, 2021 at 10:36:43 AM
Construction is ongoing for State Project H.002370, LA 42 Widening. The project consists of grading, drainage structures, subgrade treatment, drilled shaft foundations, traffic signalization, landscaping, asphalt concrete pavement, portland cement concrete pavement, and related work in Ascension Parish.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that there will be road closure of LA 73 on Tuesday, January 26th from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm. LA 73 will be closed in both directions at the intersection of LA 42. A signed detour will be in place directing LA 73 southbound traffic to travel Ascension Parish Road to US 61 to LA 42 to Ronald Road where motorists can access LA 73 via Charleston Road. A signed detour will be in place for northbound LA 73 traffic utilizing the same route: Charleston Road to Ronald Road to LA 42 where motorists can access LA 73 via US 61 to Ascension Parish Road. This closure is necessary in order to asphalt patch LA 73 at LA 42. Work will be completed weather permitting. No vehicles will be able to pass.

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.

Scott Lobell, P.E., P.L.S.
Project Engineer ~ District 61
Office (225) 675-5320