LA 8/LA 28 Vernon Parish
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:42:00 PM
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that effectively IMMEDIATELY, the LA 117 Turnlane on Eastbound LA 8/LA 28 in Vernon Parish will be CLOSED until further notice, due to a sewer leak.

Permit/Detour section
Eastbound traffic is encouraged to use the next crossover, which is approximately 300 yards East of the turnlane..

Safety reminder
Louisiana DOTD regrets any inconvenience this necessary work may cause and appreciates your patience. Louisiana DOTD also wants to remind the traveling public to drive with caution through the construction work zone 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).