Lane closure: LA 27 SB at Ellender Bridge (MM 72) – Calcasieu Parish
Friday, March 15, 2024 at 2:42:43 PM
Calcasieu Parish – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the southbound lane of LA 27 at Ellender Bridge (Mile Marker 72) will be closed on the following dates and times.

7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2024, and Sunday, March, 17, 2024
7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2024, through Friday, March 22, 2024

The closure is necessary for crews to perform grid deck replacement. Flaggers will maintain traffic across Ellender Bridge in the northbound and southbound directions during these closures.

Safety reminder:
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.
Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Additional information:
Call 511, visit, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app 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.