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UPDATED: Reopened - LA 346


UPDATE - DOTD has announced the repairs on LA 346 have been completed and the roadway has been reopened.

Original Post:


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that LA 346 between LA 513 and LA 175, located about 4 miles north of the Village of Pelican in DeSoto Parish, is closed to through traffic due to the washout of two pipes under the roadway.

DOTD crews are assessing the situation, and determining the necessary repairs in order to reopen the highway. There is currently no timeline on when LA 346 will be reopened.

Access is being maintained for local traffic only.

Alternate route: Detour signage will be in place.

Restrictions/Permits: N/A

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 construction zone.

Additional information:

Call 511, visit, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-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.