The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that bridge number 1140313241 will be closed to ALL TRAFFIC for repairs, beginning at approximately 9 AM on Monday, May 8, 2017 and will remain closed until the repairs are completed. This structure is on LA 117 over St. John’s Creek and is located 0.58 miles south of the LA 6/LA 117 intersection at Hagewood, LA. It is anticipated that repairs will be complete by 5:00 PM, Saturday, May 13, 2017, weather permitting.
LA 117 Northbound Traffic to be detoured to LA 120 East to I-49 North to LA 6 West to LA 117.
LA 117 Southbound Traffic to be detoured to LA 6 East to I-49 South to LA 120 West to LA 117 South.
Natchitoches Parish Alternate Route Information:
Natchitoches Parish President Rick Nowlin has announced that through truck traffic will not be allowed on Collins Road and Robeline-Provencal Road.
These alternate routes may be used only by light vehicles and by trucks for which permits have been issued by the Parish Highway Department. The unpermitted use of these roads by vehicles weighing more than 5 tons is a violation of Parish Ordinance No. 11-6.1.
The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office will patrol these routes and issue citations for violations of this ordinance.
The prohibition on the use of these Parish routes will remain in effect for the duration of the LA-117 road closure.
For additional information, please contact the Natchitoches Parish Highway Department at (318) 357-2200.