DOTD to host public meeting concerning La. 1 safety improvement project at Royal Street
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:14:00 PM
WHAT: The public meeting will present roadway improvements on La. 1 at the intersection of Royal Street.

WHEN: Thursday, February 7, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

WHERE: Christ the King Lutheran Church, 305 Royal Street, Natchitoches, LA

WHO: Representatives will be present to provide information and answer questions.

MORE INFO: The proposed project will widen the northbound and southbound lanes of La. 1 business and construct a center turn lane at Royal Street. Construction is expected to begin around first quarter of 2014. The project is being funded with federal and state safety funds.

The meeting will allow the public to learn more about the project and to sign-up to receive periodic e-mail updates on the project’s progression.

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).