DOTD announces start of $1.8 million construction project on La. 98 in Acadia Parish
Friday, September 29, 2023 at 9:54:47 AM
UPDATE: Due to utility relocation delays, the below project is now scheduled to begin Monday, October 16.

- The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that beginning Monday, October 2, construction will begin on a $1.8 million project on a 1.28-mile section of La. 98 from La. 35 (The Blvd) to Llama Rd.

The project will include grading, base course, milling, asphalt concrete overlay, drainage structures and other related work.

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

There will be intermittent lane closures throughout the project. The road will be open to regular traffic with a 12-foot maximum lane restriction on oversized loads passing through the work zone.

Emergency vehicles will have access to this area.

The project is estimated for completion in Spring 2023.

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