DOTD announces closure of Harvey Bridge
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:09:00 PM
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces the Harvey Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic on Friday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, November 18 at 6:00 p.m., for mechanical repair.

Work crews will be replacing valves and other parts and the bridge will not be operable during the time of repair. Motorists may detour via the West Bank Expressway.

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.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate,

DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

For more information, please visit, email, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting Out of-state travelers can call 1-888-
ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511)