DOTD announces upcoming Acadian Thruway closures
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 12:47:49 PM
Baton Rouge- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that Acadian Thruway will be closed on Saturday, February 4 from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m. to allow crews to work on the railroad bridge construction.

The full lane closure will affect Acadian Thruway at the railroad crossing. Local traffic will only be permitted.

During this closure, traffic will be detoured to I-10, Perkins Rd. and College Dr.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through construction sites, and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

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 for 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 website at