Grand Ecore bridge will be reduced to ONE Lane on July 22

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises motorists that on Thursday, July 22, 2021 between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, the LA 6 bridge over the Red River (Grand Ecore Bridge) will be reduced to one lane for emergency guardrail repairs.

This bridge is located 2.3 miles north of the LA 6/LA 3175 intersection in Natchitoches Parish.

Permit/Detour section:

No detour will be needed as one lane will be open at all times.

Safety Reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution around the construction sites 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 Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic).

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