Bridge closure over Middle Bayou on Hwy. 485

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that Bridge #1150202741 will be closed to ALL TRAFFIC for repairs beginning Wednesday, August 8 at approximately 8 am and will remain closed until repairs can be completed. This structure is on LA 485 over Middle Bayou and is located 1.96 miles east of the LA 485/I-49 junction (I-49 Exit 148).

Permit/Detour Section
Northbound traffic will be detoured to I-49 north (I-49 Exit 148) to LA 174 East (I-49 Exit 174) to LA 1 south to La 485.
Southbound traffic will be detoured to LA 1 north to LA 174 west to I-49 south (I-49 Exit 155) to LA 458 (I-49 Exit 148).

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.