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DOTD BRIDGE CLOSURE NOTICE- WEST LAROSE LIFT BRIDGE (INTRACOASTAL BRIDGE ON LA 1):

According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), the West Larose Vertical Lift Span Bridge (aka the Intracoastal Bridge on LA 1 in Larose) will be closed to vehicular traffic as follows:

Continuously closed 24/7 from 7:00 am on Monday, October 16, 2017 to 5:00 pm on Friday, November 3, 2017

This closure is necessary for crews and equipment to place epoxy-urethane overlay on the concrete approaches, place permanent traffic striping, and replace air buffer strike plates. The closure will be continuous, affecting all vehicular traffic 24-hours, daily.

Alternate route(s) during closure times are as follows:

• Northbound: LA 1 across the New Larose Vertical Lift Bridge to LA 308 north
• Southbound: LA 1 across the Belle Vue Swing Bridge (LA 3220) south of Lockport or the T-Bois Vertical Lift Bridge just north of Larose to LA 308 south.

The $24.1 million project is designed to extend the life of the existing structure and is estimated for completion in early winter 2018. The contractor is C.E.C., Inc.

All planned construction activities may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather or special events. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to drive with caution through this and other highway work zones. Also, be alert for the presence of construction workers and equipment.


LANE CLOSURE NOTICE – HWY. 3235 IN LAROSE:

According to the South Lafourche Levee District, effective Wednesday, September 27, 2017 through January 1, 2018, a portion of both southbound lanes of LA Hwy. 3235 in Larose between Hwy. 24 (Bourg-Larose Highway) and Hwy. 657/W. 11th Street (Larose Link intersection at Frank’s Supermarket) will be closed to vehicular traffic.

The northbound lane of that section of highway will be converted to two lanes of traffic; one going north, the other going south. The southbound lane closures will remain in effect for the next several months to allow South Lafourche Levee District (SLLD) contractors to raise the highway to meet the elevation of the levee across LA 3235 in Larose.

Please be patient and drive with caution in this area.


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FLOODGATE & LOCK UPDATES:

You can get information on local floodgates, locks, and levees on the South Lafourche Levee District website at www.slld.org, on Facebook (search South Lafourche Levee District) and Twitter, by calling the On-Call Personnel listed on their floodgate notifications, or by calling the South Lafourche Levee District office at (985) 632-7554.

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