DOTD announces LA 20 (North Canal Blvd.) widening project in Lafourche Parish
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 2:24:09 PM
THIBODAUX, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the start of a $9.9 million project to widen La. 20 (North Canal Boulevard) from La. 308 to St. Patrick Street, in Lafourche Parish. The work will begin on Monday, Jan. 4 and is estimated for completion in fall 2016.

The project will include drainage work, complete asphalt overlay, and installation of new traffic signals on just over 2.5 miles of La. 20. The contractor is Barriere Construction Co., LLC.

Motorists will experience travel lane shifts for the duration of the project. Through and local traffic will be maintained in both directions.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the area and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment. Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking or biking near the work zone.

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at

You can follow DOTD on Twitter for real-time, around-the-clock New Orleans traffic updates via @NOLA_Traffic. Additionally, motorists can utilize the "Way to Geaux" application to receive real-time, around the clock travel alerts. The hands-free, eyes-free smartphone application can be downloaded on any iPhone or Android device by visiting either the iTunes App Store, or Google Play.