**LANE CLOSURE** I 49 over Johnson Chute Bayou; Northbound & Southbound Lanes; Natchitoches Parish
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 4:49:58 PM
I-49, Natchitoches Parish
Control Section 455-06
Logmile 35.572, Milepost 144.847
Bridge # 083504550635551 and 083504550635552
Recall 803990 and 804000

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Monday, June 5, 2023, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weather permitting, Bridge# 083504550635551 and 083504550635552 on I-49 Northbound and Southbound bridges over JOHNSON CHUTE BAYOU will be reduced to one lane for routine bridge inspection. The bridge is located 6.29 miles North OF LA 6.

Permit/Detour section
No detour will be needed as one lane will be open at all times.

Safety Reminder
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution around the construction sites and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org. Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov and the DOTD Facebook page.

Project Contacts
Rylan Sharbono
Bridge Engineer Intern
Office: (318) 561-5126
Email: rylan.sharbono@la.gov

Lance Broom, P.E.
Bridge Engineer
Office: (318) 561-5184
Email: lance.broom@la.gov

Media Contact
Ms. Erin Buchanan Mills
Public Information Officer 2
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Phone: (318) 549-8402