INTERMITTENT LANE CLOSURES: US 165 @ Scott Dr., Sterlington, Ouachita Parish
Monday, August 07, 2023 at 11:49:59 AM
UPDATE: 8/7/2023 - The intermittent lane closures on US 165 are scheduled to begin on Monday, August 14, 2023.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, June 5, 2023, work will begin to construct new left and right turn lanes on US 165 at Scott Drive near Sterlington, in Ouachita Parish. The required work will necessitate intermittent lane closures on US 165, although through traffic and local traffic will be maintained at all times. The intermittent lane closures will mainly be at nights between 6:30 PM and 6:30 AM. No lane closures will be allowed during peak driving times.

Construction of this project is expected to last approximately 90 calendar days.

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.


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.

Call 511 or visit for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-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
Monroe District
(318) 549-8402