Utility work will cause lane closures on July 27 on University Parkway

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises motorists that beginning on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, there will be lane closures on LA 6 Business (University Parkway) in the City of Natchitoches.

These lane closures are scheduled to begin at approximately 7:00 a.m. on July 27th and reopen at approximately 5:00 p.m. on July 28th.

These lane closures are necessary to allow for utility work, and will require a detour for thru traffic. Detour information is as follows:

Permit/Detour section:

1) West Bound Lane Between Behan Street & MLK Drive
Detour North onto Caspari Street and proceed West onto Bossier Street and proceed South onto MLK Drive and back to LA 6 Business (University Parkway)

2) West Bound Lane Between 2nd Street & Boyd Street
Detour North onto 2nd Street and proceed West onto Bossier Street and proceed South onto Boyd Street and back to LA 6 Business (University Parkway)

3) Detour for Large Trucks for these Lane Closures with Detours
a) Large Trucks heading North Bound on LA 1 must take the LA 1 Bypass to LA 6 Business intersection
b) Large Trucks heading South Bound on Jefferson Street must take LA 1223 (Mills Street) to LA 1 then proceed to LA 1 Bypass to intersection of LA 1 and LA 6

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

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.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Additional information:

Call 511, visit http://www.511la.org, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).


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