DOTD announces update on U.S. 90 Atchafalaya Bridge Rehab in St. Mary Parish
Friday, February 05, 2021 at 3:30:10 PM

MORGAN CITY, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces an update on the project to rehabilitate the U.S. 90 Atchafalaya Bridge in St. Mary Parish, a $11.9 million bridge preservation project.

The project involves cleaning, painting, and structural steel repairs.

Current activities include the contractor continuing blasting and prime coat operations in the upper section of the bridge. Crews are also continuing to install a fence platform for containment.

Work began in September 2019 and is estimated for completion in summer 2021.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction zone 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).