LA 8; Rapides Parish ; Project H.011598; Alternating Lane Closures
Wednesday, June 01, 2022 at 8:38:35 AM

La 8, Rapides Parish
From La 119 to La 1
SPN: H.011598
Begin Milepost 52.162
End Milepost 61.801
Control Section No. 134-04

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that on Wednesday, June 6, 2022 at approximately 7:00 am, construction project H.011598.6 will begin on LA 8 in Rapides Parish. The project begins at the LA 119 intersection and proceeds easterly to its intersection with LA 1. The project will consist of drainage structures, milling asphalt concrete, pavement patching, in-place cement treated base course, in-place treated subgrade, asphalt concrete pavement and related work. The project should be complete by 5:00 pm on Friday, December 30, 2022. The contractor is given 145 work days as per the contract to have the project ready for acceptance.

Permit/ Detour Section
No detours or load restrictions 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 construction sites and be on the lookout for construction 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 and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out of state travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Website at Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the La DOTD website @ the DOTD Facebook page.

Project Contact
Mr. David Pugh, M.B.A., P.E.
Grant Parish Project Engineer
Office: (318) 627-5522

Media Contact
Mrs. Erin Buchanan Mills
Public Information Officer 3
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Phone: (318) 549-8402