LA 111: LA 8 To John Keel Loop; Vernon Parish; H.012933
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 at 3:58:35 PM
January 5, 2021

LA 111: LA 8 To John Keel Loop-AST
Control Section 132-03
S.P. H.012933.6
Vernon Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that, weather permitting, work will begin on the LA 111 Asphalt Surface Treatment Project on Monday, January 11, 2021 and will continue for approximately (3) three months. This micro-milling asphalt concrete, pavement patching, asphalt surface treatment project is located on LA 111 from LA 8 to approximately 450 feet north of the southern intersection with John Keel Loop. This 4.3 mile project will receive asphalt pavement patching, micro-milling asphalt concrete, asphalt surface treatment, and related work.

The project was awarded to the low bidder, P.R. Parker Company Inc. in the amount of $543,857.55.

Permit/Detour section
The contractor will begin asphalt pavement patching on Monday, January 11, 2021 and the roadway will be open to all local and through traffic with no restrictions for passenger vehicles and a 12’ wide lane width restriction for all oversize vehicles. The roadway will be reduced to one lane during construction operations.

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

Additional Information
Travelers can find information regarding road closures by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at 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). Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Shreveport_Traf), (@Alex_Traffic), (@Monroe_Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @

Project Contact
Randall Duffey, P.E.
LA DOTD Project Engineer
Phone # 337-238-6406

Media Contact
Erin B Mills, Public Information Officer
Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Phone # 318-549-8402