The following is a news release from the Louisiana Department of Transportation.
LAKE CHARLES, LA - Monthly sweeping along curbs and barriers will begin Sunday night January 10, 2010 between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
Each cycle is scheduled to begin on the 10th of each month and will continue 2-3 nights until complete. All work will be done as a moving operation.
Work areas include I-10 from the Texas Line to US 165, all of I-210 and the English Bayou and Calcasieu River Bridges on US 171.
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the work areas and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.
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