Construction is set to begin Tuesday on the Earhart Expressway
Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 1:09:39 PM
JEFFERSON, La. — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that construction on the Earhart Expressway, between Dickory Avenue and the Orleans Parish line, is set to begin on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

The nearly $7.8 million project includes concrete pavement patching, asphalt mill and overlay, turn lane modifications, striping, and guardrail replacement.

Expect single lane closures daily. Double lane closures will take place nightly and on weekends; ramps will be closed nightly.

Notices will be sent via MyDOTD. MyDOTD is a tool people can use to stay connected with DOTD and up-to-date on local projects, lane and road statuses, and other DOTD activity. It is easy to sign up on our website and the alerts are customizable.

The project is expected to be complete by the end of 2022, weather permitting.

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

Additional Information:
Call 511 or visit for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).
Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.