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ROAD/BRIDGE CLOSURE: Mounce Road in DeSoto Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Friday, March 15, 2019, Mounce Road will be closed from its junction with Blunt Mill Road and its junction with Howard Road in DeSoto Parish.

This closure is necessary for the removal of the existing drainage structures, replacement of a 100 foot bridge, a concrete box culvert system, and other associated work.

This work is anticipated to last approximately 10 months.

Alternate route: No detour route established. For additional information, please contact the DeSoto Parish Police Jury.

Restrictions/Permits: N/A

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

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 work zone.

Call 511 or visit 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.

Contact Information:

Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
Shreveport-Bossier District
(318) 549-8402