*LANE CLOSURE* I-49 Northbound Lane at MacArthur Drive & the Expressway; Rapides Parish
Monday, September 19, 2022 at 4:08:45 PM
I-49 (Northbound), Rapides Parish
Milepost 85.2
Control Section 455-05


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, weather permitting, I-49 (Northbound) from will be reduced to one lane from Milepost 85.2 to Milepost 86.3, for work on State Project H.014673-R1. These Mileposts are located between the I-49 AND US 167 INTERCHANGE and the I-49 AND US 71/165 INTERCHANGE.

Permit/Detour section
No detour 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 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
Charlie Franklin, P.E.
Bridge Inspection
Office: (318) 561-5128
Email: charlie.franklin@la.gov

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