DOTD Announces $7.6 Million Infrastructure Project Underway in St. Landry Parish
Wednesday, March 06, 2024 at 9:42:34 AM
St. Landry Parish, La. — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that construction began this week on a $7.6 million project along a 5.55-mile section of LA 182 from the Lafayette Parish line to LA 754.

The project will include installation of drainage structures, reconstruction of the roadway base, asphalt pavement overlay and bridge safety improvements.

The 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, drivers should expect delays.

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, except during the planned road closure event which will be announced.

The project is estimated for completion in summer 2025.

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.