Upcoming Road Closure: I-20 near LA 9

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that the following brief intermittent nighttime road closures for the I-20 bridge over Black Lake Creek in Bienville Parish have been scheduled:

– Tuesday, November 7th: I-20 eastbound intermittent closures beginning at midnight for approximately 15 minute intervals
– Wednesday, November 8th: I-20 westbound intermittent closures beginning at midnight for approximately 15 minute intervals

These closures are necessary to allow for load testing of this bridge in each direction. These bridges are located just west of the LA 9 interchange near Arcadia. (see included map)

Restrictions/Permits: Total road closures at the specified location. All vehicles will need to utilize an alternate route.

Alternate Route: Detour signage will be in place.

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 construction zone.

Additional information:

Call 511, visit www.511la.org, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app 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 www.dotd.la.gov, 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

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