DOTD announces start of $3 million construction project in St. Mary Parish
Thursday, April 07, 2022 at 4:15:16 PM
ST. MARY PARISH, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) announces that beginning Monday, April 11, work will begin on a $3 million project on La. 182 in St. Mary Parish.

The project will begin 0.45 miles south of the intersection at La. 3069 to the intersection of La. 317.

Work will consist of milling, pavement patching, pavement widening, asphalt concrete overlay, clearing and grubbing, drainage structures and related work.

Work is expected to take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting.

The road will be open to regular traffic with a 12-foot width restriction for the duration of the project.

Drivers should expect some delays, as intermittent lane closures will be necessary to perform the work in this area.

Emergency vehicles will have access to the area.

This project is estimated for completion in October 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).