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ROAD CLOSURE DUE TO FLOODING: LA 177 at Chemard Lake Bridge

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ROAD CLOSURE DUE TO FLOODING: LA 177 at Chemard Lake Bridge in DeSoto Parish

Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:44 AM

ROAD CLOSURE DUE TO FLOODING: LA 177 at Chemard Lake Bridge in DeSoto Parish


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that the LA 177 at the Chemard Lake Bridge, approximately 1.7 miles south of I-49 in DeSoto Parish, is closed effectively immediately due to flooding.

DOTD will advise when the road has been reopened and is safe for travel.

Alternate Route: N/A

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 www.511la.org for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-800-ROAD-511 (1-800-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

Contact Information:


Erin Buchanan
Public Information Officer
District 04
(318) 549-8402
erin.buchanan@la.gov

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 www.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, 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.