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LA DOTD Announce Road Closure of I-49 between Mile Markers 161 & 163

Road or Lane Status

Road Closed northbound and southbound lanes of I-49 between mile markers 161 and 163, DeSoto Parish

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 12:45 PM

Motorist are advised that on Thursday, May 25, 2017, the northbound and southbound lanes of I-49 between mile markers 161 and 163, just south of the US 371/LA 177 interchange, will be closed from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM.

This work is associated with the movement of AEP’s Dolet Hills Mining equipment.

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.

Detour: I-49 northbound traffic will be detoured to LA 174 east, Exit 155. I-49 southbound traffic will be detoured to US 371 east, Exit 162. Detour signs will be in place.

Restriction/Permits: Roadway closed

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

Call (318) 561-5100 or (800) 542-3509 or 511 or visit www.511LA.org for additional information. Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MYDOTD, the Way To Geaux Application for iphone or android devices or the DOTD Facebook page.

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

Contact Information:
Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
District 04
Phone (318)549-8402