DOTD announces I-12, Livingston Parish lane closures for freezing weather
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 9:47:44 PM

HAMMOND, La. – In anticipation of freezing weather based on the current predictions, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the inside (left) lane – in both directions of Interstate 12 – will be closed between La. 3245/O’Neal Lane and La. 3002/Range Avenue starting at 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January, 28 for the duration of the impending weather event.


The two remaining lanes (eastbound and westbound) will be open at all times. There are no restrictions for oversize loads. 


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