**BRIDGE CLOSURE** LA 472 over Big Bear Creek; Grant Parish
Wednesday, September 06, 2023 at 8:01:26 AM
LA 472, Grant Parish
Control Section 365-01
Logmile 7.887, Milepost 7.887
Bridge # 082203650107901
Recall 037590

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Friday, September 15, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, weather permitting, Bridge# 082203650107901 on LA 472 over BIG BEAR CREEK will be closed for routine bridge inspection. The bridge is located 7.9 MI EAST OF US 167.

Permit/Detour section
The road at the bridge will be closed to all traffic while the inspection is being performed by LA DOTD personnel. LA 472 Eastbound traffic will detour to US 167 Northbound to LA 500 Eastbound. LA 472 Westbound traffic will detour to LA 500 Westbound to US 167 Southbound.

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

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

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