ROAD CLOSURE: LA 513 at the KCS Railroad crossing in Mansfield, DeSoto Parish
Monday, April 03, 2023 at 4:00:36 PM

ROAD CLOSURE: LA 513 at the KCS Railroad crossing in Mansfield, DeSoto Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, LA 513 (Oxford Road) at the Kansas City Southern Railroad crossing in Mansfield, DeSoto Parish will be closed.

This closure is scheduled to take place from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is necessary to allow KCS crews to perform repairs to their tracks.

This crossing is located just south of Elam Street.

Alternate route: Detour signage will be in place.

Restrictions/Permits: Total road closure at the specified location. All traffic will need to detour.

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

Safety reminder:

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.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Additional information:

Call 511, visit, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact Information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402

Map indicates location of closure on LA 513 at the KCS RR crossing in Mansfield, DeSoto Parish.