Ashland Street in Lake Charles closed

Ashland Street in Lake Charles closed
Ashland Street closed until March 15 (Source: Raycom)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Both lanes of Ashland Street between Dolby and Overhill Streets are closed, according to Matt Young, public information officer for the City of Lake Charles.

The road is expected to be reopened tomorrow by 5 p.m., Thursday, March 15. The purpose of the emergency closure is to allow for the repair of a sewer mainline, Young says.

It is suggested that southbound traffic use Central Parkway and northbound traffic use Lake Street as detours.

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