ROAD CLOSURE: US 371 (E. Carroll St) in Coushatta, Red River Parish
Tuesday, May 02, 2023 at 10:28:44 AM

ROAD CLOSURE: US 371 (E. Carroll St) in Coushatta, Red River Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, US 371 (E. Carroll Street) near it’s intersection with LA 480 in the Town of Coushatta, Red River Parish will be closed at the railroad crossing.

This closure is scheduled to take place beginning at 6:00 a.m. on May 9th until 6:00 a.m. on May 11th. It is necessary to allow CPKC (formerly KCS Railroad) to perform repairs to their tracks.

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

Map indicates location of closure on US 371 at the RR crossing in Coushatta, Red River Parish.