DOTD to hold groundbreaking for Nelson Rd. Bridge extension

Published: Feb. 8, 2023 at 12:04 PM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - DOTD as well as local and state officials will be on hand tomorrow for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Nelson Rd. Bridge extension project.

The $101.71 million project will extend Nelson Rd. and build a bridge over Contraband Bayou to improve traffic flow along the route and provide easier access to downtown Lake Charles.

Other improvements also include:

  • An access road to the Port of Lake Charles
  • Relocation of an existing railroad
  • Improvements along West Sallier St.