*ROAD OPENED* LA 1218 at the KC Southern Railroad Track; Sabine Parish
Monday, June 06, 2022 at 7:57:10 AM

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advise the public that LA 1218, Sabine Parish, is now OPEN TO ALL TRAFFIC.


LA 1218; Sabine Parish
Mile Post 0.49; Control Section 843-03

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advise the public that LA 1218, Sabine Parish, will be closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track. The work is being done at milepost 0.49 and is on control section 843-03. The closure will be Thursday June 2, 2022 from 7:00 AM with a reopening to traffic at 5:00 PM on Friday June 3, 2022. The closure is for Kansas City Southern Railroad to replace the track panel and the crossing surface.

Permit/Detour section
The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time. The detour will be LA 1218 to US 171 to LA 120 to US 171B to LA 475 to LA 482 to LA 191 to LA 1218. The detour can accept oversized loads. The detour route will be identified with proper markings for the general public. All emergency agencies will be notified of the road closure.

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.

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

Gretchen B. Ferguson
District 08 – Sabine
Statewide 511 Traffic Information

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