Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:14 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:14:05 GMT
Travis Matte and the Kingpins will take the stage at "Downtown at Sundown" in Lake Charles from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 24. Since 2004, the group has blended together various musical stylesMore >>
Travis Matte and the Kingpins will take the stage at Downtown at Sundown in Lake Charles from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, May 24.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:04 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:04:58 GMT
One family in Iowa, La. felt helpless as the EF5 tornado touched down in Moore, Okla., a town where relatives lived. For Lisa Farque and Sara LaFargue, it was a terrifying moment watching the tornadoMore >>
Imagine having family in the pathway of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado. For one family in Iowa, that nightmare was a reality. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:01 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:01:06 GMT
It was a call from coworkers on April 24, 1989 that led Calcasieu Sheriff's deputies to the 923 S. Division Street after Beryl Robichaux, 35, failed to show up for shift at a local cab company. "OnceMore >>
It's been more than 24 years since a Lake Charles woman was discovered stabbed to death inside her apartment and authorities still don't have a suspect. In this week's Cold Case Investigation, KPLC's Lee Peck takes a look at the circumstances leading up to the murder of Beryl Robichaux.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:19 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:19:40 GMT
The Sunrise Facebook friend of the day for Wednesday, May 22 is Wanda Morris. If you'd like the chance to be our next Facebook friend of the day, just like the Sunrise Facebook page and leave us a comment.More >>
The Sunrise Facebook friend of the day for Wednesday, May 22 is Wanda Morris.More >>
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LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) -
Construction work began on U.S. 171 from La. 10 to Boone Street in Leesville on Monday, according to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
The project is expected to continue for about six months.
Officials said the 6.6-mile project involves concrete pavement patching, lime treatment of subgrade, in-place cement stabilized base course, asphalt pavement patching and super-pave asphaltic concrete pavement.
Officials said U.S. 171 southbound lanes from 300-feet south of the intersection of La. 10 to 400-feet north of the intersection of Boone Street will require lane closures and wide-load vehicle restrictions.
Officials said the U.S. 171 southbound lanes will have wide-load restrictions for vehicles over 10-feet in width. One of the southbound lanes will be accessible at all times.