UPDATE: BRIDGE OPEN: LA 1243 over Flat Bayou, Rapides Parish
Saturday, June 04, 2022 at 9:35:06 AM




Milepost .846

Bridge # 840-46-0270-1

Control Section 840-46

Recall No. 080094

LA 1243 over Flat Bayou is reopened to all traffic.

This bridge is located approximately 2.7 miles north of LA 488.


BRIDGE CLOSURE: LA 1243 over Flat Bayou, Rapides Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that the LA 1243 over Flat Bayou in Rapides Parish will be closed to all traffic effective immediately for repairs and will remain closed until repairs have been made.

This bridge is located approximately 2.7 miles north of LA 488.

Permit/Detour Section
Detour will be LA 28 East to US 71 south to LA 1208-3 west to La 488 north

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. Lance Broom, PE
Bridge Engineer
Office: (318) 561-5184
Email: Lance.Broom@la.gov

Media Contact
Ms. Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Alexandria District
Phone: (318) 549-8402