Military convoys traveling between Port Arthur, Fort Polk for training exercises

Military convoys traveling between Port Arthur, Fort Polk for training exercises

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Drivers may see more military convoys on roadways between Port Arthur, Texas, and Fort Polk as the vehicles travel travel for training.

The 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, will be convoying from Port Arthur to Fort Polk as the Joint Readiness Training Center prepares for training rotation 19-02. Operations run from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily from Oct. 15-24.

Impacted roadways:

  • I-10
  • US 171
  • La. 87 north
  • US 287 (Texas)

Fort Polk says authorities in the following areas have been notified:

  • Port Arthur
  • DeQuincy
  • DeRidder
  • Starks
  • Leesville

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