DOTD announces upcoming closures along Airline Hwy. in Baton Rouge
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 8:29:31 AM
Baton Rouge- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that a portion of U.S. 61/ U.S. 190 (Airline Highway) in Baton Rouge will be closed from Friday, June 23 to Monday, June 26 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. to allow railroad crews to repair the Canadian National railroad crossing.

The full lane closure will affect both northbound and southbound lanes on Airline Highway at the railroad crossing on the north side of S.Choctaw Drive. Crews will be leveling the stone around the tracks, as well as laying new asphalt near the crossing.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through construction sites, and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region for which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511(1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at