LA 70: Ascension P/L West to Ascension P/L East, Ascension & St. James Parishes: Sunshine Bridge Ramp Closures

Published 10:30 am Sunday, November 21, 2021

Construction has begun for State Project H.013726 LA 70: Ascension P/L West to Ascension P/L East in Ascension & St. James Parishes for a length of 8.703 miles. The type of work is grading, milling asphalt concrete, pavement patching, class II base course, asphalt concrete pavement, and related work.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists of ramp closures on LA 70 Sunshine Bridge ramps. The closures will be intermittent beginning with the westbound on ramp, and the eastbound exit ramp to follow. The contractor will close the westbound on ramp on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 7:00 am to 4:00, weather permitting. The following day the eastbound exit ramp will be closed on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from 7:00 am to 4:00, weather permitting. This closure will allow the contractor to begin milling the ramps in preparation for paving operation.

No vehicles will be allowed through the construction zone during these ramp closures.

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.