Road Closure Update: Alexandria Commuters

I-49 Southbound Exit 86 @ US 165 Ramp Closure in Alexandria

Route Name: I-49 Southbound
Start Date: In Effect
Estimated End: August 13, 2022
Closure Type: Roadwork
Closure Reason: Road Construction
Closure Category: Ramp Closure
Start Cross Street: I-49
End Cross Street: Exit 86

Recurrence: UPDATE: 7/11/2022 This ramp closure is expected to last until August 13, 2022. This delay is due to complexity in forming and erecting of this Truss Structure. ORIGINAL: 5/20/2022 The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 9:00 am, weather permitting, I-49 Southbound @ US 165 Exit 86 Ramp will close for an overhead truss replacement. The ramp closure is expected to last 6 weeks.

Detour: Detour will be as follows: Traffic on I-49 South bound needing to take Exit 86 onto US 165 will need to exit at LA 498, Exit 90. Traffic will then turn right onto LA 498, travel west to LA 1, turn left on LA 1, and travel south to US 165.