Closure: LA 717 between Harrys Road and Louisiana Avenue, starting 5 a.m. March 11, 2024 – Cameron Parish
Friday, March 01, 2024 at 10:18:39 AM
Cameron Parish – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that all lanes on LA 717 between Harrys Road and Louisiana Avenue (near milepost 5.5) will be closed to vehicle traffic, starting 5 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2024.

The closure is necessary for crews to replace the Klondike Canal Bridge. The closure is anticipated to remain in effect until Friday, August 2, 2024.

Detour routes:
Motorists heading northbound or southbound on LA 717 can use LA 717 to LA 14, then back to LA 717 as a detour.

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, 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, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.