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Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

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SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) -

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 southbound 5th Avenue Bridge at Contraband Bayou will be removed and replaced beginning Aug. 28. Only local southbound traffic along 5th Avenue will be allowed beyond Power Center Parkway. Detour signs will be posted. The project is expected to last approximately five months.
  • The southbound lane of Common Street between 17th and 18th Streets will be closed at 10 a.m. beginning Monday, Nov. 13 until Monday, Nov. 20, for repairs. Affected businesses and residents will continue to have access to the temporarily closed area.
  • 5th Avenue Bridge at Contraband Bayou will be closed beginning Tuesday, Nov. 14 until January 1, 2018, for construction.  

CALCASIEU PARISH (Sulphur):

  • 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. 
  • Huntington Street between Lincoln and Burton Streets will be closed until further notice for repairs.

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.

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 (Starks): The bridge at Green Island Road will be closed beginning Monday, Nov. 27 until Friday, Dec. 8, for repairs.

CALCASIEU PARISH:

  • La. 27 south of Ellender Bridge will be reduced to one lane from 6 a.m. - 4 p.m. beginning Monday, Nov. 27 until Friday, Dec. 8, for roadway and drainage improvements.
  • U.S. 90 eastbound (I-10 eastbound entrance ramp at PPG Drive) will be closed from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, for bridge maintenance. Detoured traffic should proceed south on PPG Drive to the I-10 eastbound entrance ramp.
  • The right northbound lane of La. 378 (Sampson Street) between Krause and Mulberry Streets will be closed until further notice.
  • La. 384 at Black Bayou Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning Tuesday, Nov. 28, for repairs. The project will last approximately four weeks. The Intracoastal Waterway will remain open for Marine traffic.

CAMERON PARISH:

  • Parish Road 222, Jim Bonsall Road and a portion of McCall Street near the boat launch will be closed beginning Tuesday, Oct. 3 until further notice, for repairs. If the public need boat access to the Mermentau River, they can launch at Joseph Harbor in Grand Chenier at 5476 Grand Chenier Hwy or in Cameron at the Jetty Launch at 799 Davis Rd. To check the status of this project, call Cameron Parish Police Jury at 337-775-5718.
  • The northbound lane of La. 27 at Kelso Bridge will be closed from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, for maintenance.

BEAUREGARD PARISH (DeRidder): U.S. 190 at Timber Rock Railroad Crossing will be closed from 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Dec. 5 until Thursday, Dec. 7, for repairs. Traffic will be detoured via La. 110 and La. 27. 

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. 467 from its junction with U.S. 171 to the Fort Polk Gate will be reduced to one lane beginning Monday, Oct. 23, for pavement patching and overlay. The roadway will be open to all local and through traffic with no restrictions for passenger vehicles and a 12’ wide lane width restriction for all oversize vehicles. The project will last approximately four months.
  • La. 111 south of La. 8 will be closed at 7 a.m. beginning Tuesday, Nov. 21 until Wednesday, Nov. 22, for pipe replacement.

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