*ROAD RE-OPENED* LA 457; in Latanier; Rapides Parish
Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 1:00:34 PM
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that the road on LA 457, in Latanier, is now OPEN TO ALL TRAFFIC.


LA 457; Latanier, Rapides Parish
Control Section No. 073-05
Log Miles: 6.7 to 6.9

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that starting Wednesday, July 26, 2023, LA 457, in Latanier, Rapides Parish, will be closed for a pipe replacement. The cross-drain pipe replacement is located 1.6 miles from the intersection of LA 3170. This job is expected to last one working day. The roadway is expected to be closed from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Permit/Detour Section
Northbound traffic will be detoured north on US 71 then east on LA 3170 then south on LA 457.
Southbound traffic will be detoured west on LA 3170 then south on US 71 then north on LA 457.

Safety Reminder
All construction activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when traveling through work zone areas 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.

Parish Contact:
Brent Ray
Rapides Parish Highway Maintenance Superintendent
Office: (318) 561-5191

Media Contact:
Mrs. Erin Buchanan Mills
Public Information Officer
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Office: (318) 549-8402
Email: erin.buchanan@la.gov