Road Closure: Texas Street Underpass

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that Wednesday, May 12, 2021, LA 1X Business (Texas Street UPRR Underpass), in Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, will be closed for pavement repair. This job is expected to last four working days.

Permit/Detour Section

Motorists should proceed with caution and use adjacent side streets of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and Sixth street to bypass this area.

Safety Reminder
All construction activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when traveling through work zone areas and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at