DOTD announces start of new construction project on U.S. 190 in St.Landry Parish
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 12:08:40 PM
St. Landry Parish, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that beginning Monday, August 24, construction will begin on a $3.9 million project on U.S. 190 from Bayou Teche to Bayou Courtableau in St. Landry Parish.

The project will include drainage structures, milling of the existing asphalt, pavement patching, asphalt surface treatment, asphaltic concrete overlay, and related work.

The work is estimated to take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting.

There will be intermittent lane closures throughout the project. The road will be open to regular traffic with a 14-foot maximum width restriction on oversized loads passing through the work zone.

Emergency vehicles will have access to the area.

The project is estimated for completion in March 2021.

DOTD appreciates your patience. Drivers are encouraged to use caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

DOTD also has the following resources in place to assist motorists.

• MyDOTD: Motorists can receive information on local projects, lane and road closures, and other DOTD activity by signing up for MyDOTD at

• 511 Traveler Information: Travelers can also find information regarding road closures and traffic by visiting or by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).