Alternating lane closures overnight on US 171 southbound and northbound

There is a traffic alert.
There is a traffic alert.(WNEM)
Published: Nov. 7, 2022 at 10:45 AM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) -The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced alternating lane closures on U.S. 171 southbound and northbound from 7 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

The closures are for permanent striping operations. There is an 11-foot width restriction.

DOTD is asking drivers to drive with caution throughout the construction site and watch for workers and their equipment.

For more information: Call 511, or visit