**LANE CLOSURE** I-49 Northbound & Southbound; Rapides Parish
Monday, May 13, 2024 at 3:34:40 PM
I-49 (Northbound and Southbound), Rapides Parish
Logmile 29.936, Milepost 85.164
Control Section 455-05

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Monday, May 20, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, weather permitting, from milepost 84.6 to milepost 85.2, I-49 (Northbound and Southbound) will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspections. The lane closure is located at the I-49 / US 167 INTERCHANGE.

Permit/Detour section
No detour will be needed as one lane will remain open at all times.

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. Jonathan Miller
Bridge Inspection Engineer
Office: (318) 561-5223
Email: jonathan.miller@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