Published 10:30 am Sunday, July 23, 2023

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  • Start Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 7:00 AM
    End Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 4:30 PM
    Closure Type: Roadwork
    Closure Reason: Closure
    Closure Category: Full Closure
    Start Cross Street: S WILLOW ST
    End Cross Street: LA 3213
    Recurrence: A full road closure will take place on LA 44/River Road from South Willow Street to the Entry/Exit Ramps of the Veterans Memorial Bridge.
    Detour: Commuters may detour LA 44 to LA 3213 or LA 44 to LA 3274/N. Airline Highway. Detour signs will be posted.
    Restrictions: No vehicular traffic will be allowed to pass through closed area on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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This closure is necessary to remove a wooden structure bridge that crosses over LA 44.
Safety Reminder
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the work zone and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.
Project: 504-810-9487

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

For more information, please visit, email, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please let us know how we may better serve you: Customer Service Survey.