*ROAD CLOSURE* I-49 (Northbound) Exit 86; Rapides Parish
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 12:56:14 PM
I-49 (Northbound), Exit 86; Rapides Parish
Milepost 86.3
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, Exit 86 on I-49 (Northbound) will be closed to all traffic for work on State Project H.014673-R1. Exit 86 carries traffic from I-49 (Northbound) to US 71/165 Southbound (MacArthur Dr) and from I-49 (Northbound) to US 71/ US 165 (Northbound) and is located at the I-49 AND US 71/165 INTERCHANGE.

Permit/Detour section
The road will be closed to all traffic while the work is being performed by the contractor.

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