Judge Seeber Bridge - DOTD reminds motorists of closure this weekend
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 3:27:14 PM


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) would like to remind motorists that the Judge Seeber (Claiborne) Bridge will be closed this weekend, Jan. 21-23, to finish readjusting the main tension cables used to lift the bridge. This is the last scheduled closure for this month.

            The closure will last from Friday, after rush hour, until Monday and will be a total closure to both vehicular and marine traffic, in both directions. The Florida Avenue and St. Claude Bridges will continue to serve as alternate routes. 

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

            For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting www.511la.org. Out of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).