Simmesport bridge to be one-laned starting Monday, June 19

Avoyelles Parish, LA 1
Milepost 212.81, Bridge # 052-05-0000-1
Control Section 052-05

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 052-05-0000-1 will be reduced to one lane for bridge inspection from 7:30 AM until 4:30 PM on Monday, June 19, 2017 through Friday, June 23, 2017. This structure is on LA 1 over Atchafalaya River and is located at log mile 0.00. Bridge is located on the Avoyelles and Point Coupee Parish line.

Permit/Detour Section
Bridge will be reduced to one 12’ lane with flagmen directing traffic. Please no wide loads.

Safety Reminder
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information
Call (318) 561-5100 or (800) 542-3509 or 511 or visit for additional information. Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @, by selecting MYDOTD, the Way to Geaux Application for iPhone or Android devices, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @Alex_Traffic for further information and details.


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