LANE CLOSURES: I-49 over East 85th St. & KCS Railroad, Caddo Parish
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 9:56:46 AM

LANE CLOSURES: I-49 over East 85th St. & KCS Railroad, Caddo Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Sunday, June 27, 2022, one lane of both the I-49 northbound and southbound bridges over East 85th Street and KCS Railroad in Shreveport, Caddo Parish will be closed for routine bridge inspection.

These lane closures are scheduled to take place from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This bridge is located approximately 1.9 miles north of LA 526 (Bert Kouns).

Alternate Route: These lane closures will allow vehicles 24 feet wide or smaller to pass through the bridge inspection zone. Larger vehicles must detour using LA 3132 to US 171 to LA 511.

Permits/Restrictions: N/A

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

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.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Additional information:

Call 511, visit, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402

"Green" indicates location of lane closures for routine bridge inspection.