DOTD announces LA 182 overlay project in Terrebonne Parish
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 2:26:07 PM
HOUMA, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the start of a nearly $3.2 million project to overlay La. 182 from Main Street to La. 316, in Terrebonne Parish. The work will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 5 and is estimated for completion in spring 2016.

Contractor Barriere Construction Co., LLC will perform asphalt patching, cold planing and asphalt overlay on approximately 3.8 miles of La. 182, from La. 24 in downtown Houma, going through La. 660 and ending at La. 316. (See attached map) There will be no lane restrictions during peak hours, 6-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. No detours will be required and drivers should adhere to any directional signage associated with the project.

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.