ROAD CLOSURE: LA 177, DeSoto Parish
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 2:12:50 PM

ROAD CLOSURE: LA 177, DeSoto Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, a portion of LA 177 in DeSoto Parish will be closed.

This closure is located approximately 0.78 miles south of I-49, and is necessary to allow Dolet Hills Lignite Company to remove the conveyor structure that crosses LA 177.

This operation is scheduled to take place from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Alternate route: Detour signage will be in place.

Restrictions/Permits: Total road closure at the specified location. All vehicles 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