EMERGENCY BRIDGE CLOSURE: US 80 near Delhi in Madison Parish
Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 9:39:20 AM
UPDATE 7/11/2024 - US 80 remains as one lane of traffic controlled by a temporary traffic signal.

(UPDATE 3/25/2024) - US 80 remains as one lane of traffic controlled by a temporary traffic signal.

(UPDATE 5/30/2023): DOTD advises motorists that the US 80 bridge in Madison Parish about 1.0 mile east of Delhi has been REOPENED with one lane of traffic in each direction. Traffic flow will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal.
Interim repairs have been complete, with a larger repair project scheduled at a later date.

Effective immediately, US 80 in Madison Parish will be closed at the Bayou Macon Bridge 1.0 mile east of the intersection of LA 17 and US 80 near Delhi, LA. This closure is required due deterioration of bridge components over Bayou Macon.

This closure will remain in effect until the damages to the bridge can be fully investigated and all necessary repairs are completed.

DOTD reminds motorists to NEVER drive around ‘road closed’ barricades at any time for any reason.

PERMIT/DETOUR

The detour route will be LA 17, I-20, LA 577 and US 80.

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 www.511la.org, 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 www.dotd.la.gov, 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
erin.buchanan@la.gov