DOTD to hold public meeting on Port Vincent roundabout
Wednesday, February 01, 2012 at 8:50:30 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) will hold an open-house meeting to discuss the upcoming roundabout for the intersection of LA 42 and LA 431 near Port Vincent.

The meeting will be held at the Port Vincent Community Center at 18500 Hwy 16, on February 13, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This open-house style meeting is designed to allow participants the opportunity to speak to DOTD representatives throughout the evening at several stations. Each station will focus on a specific aspect of the project as well as other projects in the area such as the GeauxWider Program and the future LA 42 widening project. The meeting will allow the public to learn more about the roundabout project and to sign-up to receive future e-mail updates about the project.

Roundabouts are an innovative and cost effective tool designed to increase safety, improve traffic flow and enhance the aesthetics of an intersection. DOTD is installing roundabouts across the state where appropriate. Learn more about the benefits of roundabouts on the DOTD Roundabout Page.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

For more information, please visit, email, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting Out of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).