DOTD announces start of construction project to replace bridge on La. 86 in Iberia Parish
Wednesday, January 05, 2022 at 3:15:38 PM
Iberia Parish, LA - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that beginning January 10, 2022, construction will begin on a $250,000 rehabilitation project of the Daspit Swing Bridge located on La. 86, 0.3 miles south of La. 347.

This project will include the necessary repairs to the hydraulic systems and related work.

Work is estimated to take place Monday through Friday from 7 A.M. to 5 P.M., weather permitting.

There will be alternating lanes closures in this project. There will be no lane restrictions on oversized loads.

Emergency vehicles will have access to this area.

The project is estimated for completion by March of 2022.

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).