**UPDATE**BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE* LA 114 over Belldeau Bayou; Avoyelles Parish
Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 1:31:34 PM
This work has been rescheduled for Monday, June 3, 2024, from 8:00am to 4:00pm, weather permitting.


This work has been rescheduled, again, for Thursday, May 16, 2024 from 8:00am to 4:00pm, weather permitting.


This work has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 7th from 8:00am to 4:00pm., weather permitting.

The work that is scheduled for bridge #080501450103071 on LA 114 over Belldeau Bayou, for Thursday, May 2nd, has been postponed until a later date. We will advise the public as soon as a date has been determined.


LA 114, Avoyelles Parish
Control Section 145-01
Logmile 3.066, Milepost 3.066
Bridge # 080501450103071
Recall 036295

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Thursday, May 2, 2024, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weather permitting, Bridge #080501450103071 on LA 114 over BELLDEAU BAYOU will be reduced to one lane for routine bridge inspection. The bridge is located 3.07 miles Southeast of LA 1, near Echo, LA.

Permit/Detour section
No detour will be needed as one lane will be open at all times. Please no wide loads.

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

Additional Information
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 on 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 Web site at www.511la.org. Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov and the DOTD Facebook page.

Project Contact
Mr. Rylan Sharbono
Bridge Engineer Intern
Office: (318) 561-5126
Email: rylan.sharbono@la.gov

Mr. Lance Broom, P.E.
Bridge Engineer
Office: (318) 561-5184
Email: lance.broom@la.gov

Media Contact
Mrs. Erin Buchanan-Mills
Public Information Officer 2
District 08: Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes
Phone: (318) 549-8402