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Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

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The following is a list of road closures for Southwest Louisiana. The information is provided by the state Department of Transportation and Development, the City of Lake Charles and the City of Sulphur and the dates and times are subject to change.

CALCASIEU PARISH (Lake Charles):

  • The intersection of Bank Street and 7th Street will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 13 until further notice. The project also includes lining 25 feet of the Pithon Coulee Channel, concrete sidewalk and step modifications.
  • The 100 block of Pujo Street between Ryan and Pithon Streets will be closed from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. beginning Saturday, May 20, for the installation of a new fire service main under the street.
  • The 2800 block of Hazel Street will be closed from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, for the installation of a new sewer tap. The closure will occur south of West 18th Street and north of Glenn Street. Affected residences will continue to have access to the closed area.

CALCASIEU PARISH (Sulphur):

  • The bridge at Houston River Road in Sulphur will be closed from 8 a.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, until further notice for maintenance.
  • The intersection of Palermo Drive and Gabriel Drive will be closed beginning Tuesday, Dec. 20, for crews to repair a collapsed sewer main. The intersection will remain closed until project completion.
  • There will be intermittent lane closures on La. 27 from Carlyss to Sulphur beginning Monday, March 20, for road work. The project is expected to be completed in September 2018.
  • Stelly Lane will be reduced to one lane beginning Tuesday, May 9 until further notice, as crews work to re-paint stripping. West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital will remain accessible throughout the duration of this project. 
  • Southbound La. 27 (Beglis Parkway) at Union Pacific Railroad Crossing near U.S. 90 (Napoleon Street) will be reduced to one lane beginning Wednesday, July 19 until further notice for railroad repairs.
  • There will be alternating lane closures at the intersection of Stelly Lane, Cypress Street and Maple Street beginning Thursday, July 20 until further notice to allow crews to repaint striping. West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital will remain accessible throughout the duration of this project. 

CALCASIEU PARISH (Moss Bluff):

  • There will be alternating lane closures on U.S. 171 at North Perkins Ferry Road in both directions beginning Friday, Oct. 28. North Perkins Ferry Road's northbound traffic entering onto U.S. 171 will be required to turn right (only) at U.S. 171 and left turn movements from North Perkins Ferry Road onto U.S. 171 will not be allowed. The closures are necessary to upgrade the intersection.
  • There will be alternating lane closures on U.S. 171 at Gloria Drive/You Winn Road on Thursday, Aug. 17 and Friday, Aug. 18, for maintenance:
  • Alternating northbound lane closures will be from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Alternating southbound lane closures will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

CALCASIEU PARISH (Westlake): The right lane of I-10 eastbound at U.S. 90 will be closed from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 14, for maintenance.

CALCASIEU PARISH (Vinton): There will be intermittent lane closures on La. 108 between I-10 and La. 27 beginning Monday, March 13, 2017, until June 2018, for road work.

CALCASIEU PARISH (Iowa): The bridge at Metzger Road will be closed at 7 a.m. beginning Friday, June 2 until Thursday, August 18, for bridge replacement.

JEFF DAVIS PARISH (Jennings): La. 1126 near La. 102 will be closed at 10 a.m. beginning Monday, July 31, for the installation of a new bridge. The project will last approximately eight weeks. Traffic will be detoured via La. 26, U.S. 90 and La. 102.

VERNON PARISH (Leesville):

  • East Fertitta Boulevard between La. 171 north and La. 171 south, will be closed until further notice for road construction. Please find an alternate route for this area. For any questions, please call Leesville City Hall at 337-239-2444.
  • La. 464 between La. 8 and Parish Road 30 will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday, June 12, to replace existing cross drain pipes. The project will last approximately four months.
  • The bridge at La. 463 near the La. 10 will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 14, for repairs. The project will last approximately two weeks.

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