DOTD announces recent start of $1.5 million Safe Routes to School project in Lafayette Parish
Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 3:36:31 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) announces that work recently started on a $1,559,931.10 project to install new roadway safety enhancements including sidewalks, driveways, handicap ramps, grading, and signage along various routes in Lafayette Parish.

These routes include:

L.J. Alleman Middle & Woodvale Elementary Schools
  • Marilyn Drive, Kim Drive, and Reed Drive
Ernest Gallet Elementary School
  • E. Milton Avenue
Duson Elementary School
  • D Street
Ossun Elementary School
  • Rue Scholastique, Crooked Creek, Trewhill Parkway, and Valley Forest Road

Work is expected to take place Monday through Friday from 7:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.

Intermittent lane closures will be necessary to perform the work in each area; therefore, drivers should expect some delays.

The project is estimated for completion in December 2023.

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.