LA 23 Traffic Shift Extension in Belle Chasse
Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 12:43:40 PM
Belle Chasse - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the extension of the traffic switch on southbound LA 23 in Belle Chasse. The switch will be extended through January 20, 2023. Motorists traveling southbound between Timber Ridge Street and Engineers Road will be shifted to the right onto the newly constructed Algiers Outfall Canal Bridge and southbound LA 23 roadway.

During this timeframe, there will be intermittent lane closures at night. However, no lane closures will take place during the holidays between December 23, 2022, through December 26, 2022, and December 30, 2022, through January 2, 2023. All work is weather permitting and is in preparation for the new Belle Chasse Bridge.

To sign up for project updates, please visit and provide your email address for notifications to go directly to your inbox as the new bridge construction continues. Interested parties can submit questions to the project team via email at You can also follow the project on Facebook @BelleChasseBridge and Twitter @Bridge_BC.