FLOODED ROADS: US 171 reopens

FLOODED ROADS: US 171 reopens
(Source: WAFB)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - As of this afternoon there are stilled many flooded roads in Southwest Louisiana. Take caution as you drive.

Local authorities have already performed several water rescues today.

Remember: Turn around don’t drown!

Louisiana State Police spokesman Derek Senegal reminds drivers not to drive around barricades. It is dangerous and illegal.

Roads are only closed if marked so.

STATE ROADS (For the latest DOTD closures, visit 511la.org)

  • US 171 has reopened, although water still remains on portions of the southbound lanes.
  • US 165 northbound, north of Oberlin, is CLOSED, but southbound is open.
  • La. 113 from US 190 to milepost 1 is CLOSED.
  • La. 26 east of Oberlin has high water.
  • US 190 in Reeves has high water.
  • LA 1151 near Neville Vizina Road has high water.

CALCASIEU PARISH (as of 4 p.m.):

Moss Bluff

  • N Perkins Ferry Rd (Joe Miller Rd to Hwy 171)
  • Sutherland Rd / Bordelon Rd (High Water Signs placed)
  • Dunn Ferry Rd / Sutherland Rd
  • Coffey Rd / West Coffey Pines Rd (Barricade placed)
  • Paul White Rd (Dunferry Rd to Hickory Branch Rd)
  • 5500 Hickory Branch Rd/Bushnell Rd
  • E Gabriel Sq / Khamiel Dr
  • 700 blk Gillis Cutoff Rd (water but passible)
  • Bill Rosteet Rd/Topsy Rd

Lake Charles

  • 3900 Blk Goos Ferry Rd


  • Buhler Station Rd/ Hwy 27
  • Bankens Rd/Ruth St (passable with truck)
  • Anthony Ferry Rd / Bankens Rd (Barricade placed, passable with truck)
  • Pescadora Dr/ Dunn Ferry Rd
  • 4100 Blk N Kendrick (everything north of the 4100 Blk is impassable)
  • Willow Springs Rd/ Edwards Rd (Passable with a truck)
  • Joel Rd/Houston River Rd
  • Luther Marcantel Rd/ Houston River Rd


  • Holbrook Park Rd / Cooley Rd


Oakdale Area:

  • Norris Road between Bluebush Rd and Ward Rd
  • Bluebush Road
  • River Dam Road
  • Cypress Creek Rd
  • Callahan Road
  • Pine Lane
  • Jones Lane
  • Creel Lane
  • New Street
  • 7th Street Extension
  • Mowad Drive
  • Terry Lane
  • Mockingbird Lane
  • Lisa Lane
  • W. Beck Avenue
  • E 7th Avenue
  • N 13th Street

Oberlin Area:

  • 6th Street
  • 13th Street
  • W. 4th Avenue
  • 9th Avenue
  • 12th Street
  • Main Street near Courthouse
  • Lauderdale Wood Yard Rd near Allen Correctional
  • Hickory Flat Road
  • Neville Vizena Road
  • Cole Road
  • Ponderosa Road
  • Hwy 26 Near Car Wash
  • Smith Loop
  • Mandy Lane
  • Garcille Road
  • Musselwhite Road
  • Canton Road
  • Neville Vizena Road
  • Cottongin Castor Road
  • Duplechain Road
  • J J Storer Road
  • Ward Line Road
  • Powell Road

Kinder Area:

  • Green Oak Road
  • Lizzy Cole Road
  • Parish Line Road
  • Old Ferry Road

Reeves Area:

  • Topsy Bel Road
  • Hwy 190 near S Lyles

Mittie Area:

  • Ten Mile Road on the North end
  • Hwy 26 in areas
  • Dave Smith Road
  • Simmons Road
  • N. Carpenters Bridge @ Simmons Road
  • Burgess Road
  • Mahaffey Road

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