**LANE CLOSURE** LA 8; over Forker Creek; Vernon Parish
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 2:06:51 PM
LA 8, Vernon Parish
Milepost 1.915, Bridge # 085800290201561
Control Section 029-02
Recall 042710


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Friday, June 3, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM, weather permitting, Bridge# 085800290201561 on LA 8 over FORKER CREEK will be reduced to one lane for routine bridge inspection. The bridge is located 0.1 MI. E OF W JCT. LA 111.

Permit/Detour section
No detour will be needed as one lane will be open at all times.

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

Additional Information
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org. Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov and the DOTD Facebook page.

Project Contact
Mr. Charlie Franklin, P.E.
Bridge Engineer
Office: (318) 561-5128
Email: charlie.franklin@la.gov

Media Contact
Ms. Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer 2
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Phone: (318) 549-8402
erin.buchanan@la.gov