DOTD announces start of construction project on La. 94 in Lafayette and St. Martin parish
Thursday, December 03, 2020 at 4:09:42 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that beginning December 7, 2020, construction will begin on a $3 million project to resurface La. 94 (Carmel Dr./West Mills Ave.) from La. 353 (Lake Martin Rd./Prairie Hwy.) to La. 328 (Rees St.) in Breaux Bridge.

The project will include new drainage structures, pavement patching, milling asphaltic concrete, base stabilization, asphalt overlay, rumble strips, striping, and related work.

Work is expected to take place Monday through Friday, weather permitting. Work outside of the roadway travel lanes will be performed during the day, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., while work within the travel lanes is expected to take place at night from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

There will be intermittent nightly lane closures throughout the project to perform the work. Drivers should expect delays.

The project is estimated for completion in fall 2021.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

DOTD 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).