June 25, 2013 5:31 AM
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers is embarking on an effort to repair a Grand Isle dune damaged by storm surge from Hurricane Isaac in 2012 and other storms. The corps said Monday that construction along a 2,000-foot stretch of the dune at the southwestern end... more »
June 1, 2012 11:13 PM
It's almost three months since parts of Lafayette and St. Landry Parishes experienced devastating flash flooding. And still, many homes sit with water damage and the owners are left without the help they need to clean it up.
"Behind this wall we know there's mold and mildew and that's... more »
March 4, 2012 2:12 PM
Eunice, La- La. 13 in St. Landry Parish, between La. 13 (Aymond St.) and La. 3316 (E. Ardoin St.), will be closed for railroad replacement. The closure will be from today March 4, 2012, and last until 3:00 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2012. This closure is necessary to replace 60... more »
August 7, 2011 2:35 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Cajundome's operations director says permanent bracing at weak points in the outer walls is done, 13 months ahead of schedule and $50,000 under budget. Phil Ashurst tells The Advocate (http://bit.ly/oa2gSS ) the arena's good for another 50 or 75 years. Where support beams had reinforced... more »
June 18, 2011 6:36 PM
A Texas mission group is dedicating time and services to make a difference in the lives of others here in Acadiana.
The Central Conference Youth in Mission group spent last week in Eunice and Mamou repairing homes.
Drilling, measuring, and painting, dozens of students from Central Texas traveled... more »
September 22, 2010 5:22 PM
Dale Street from Bank Street to Roberta Street will be closed for road repair beginning immediately for approximately 2 to 3 weeks.
The detour route will be designated by signs (from Dale to Roberta to Judice to Pesson to Bank). Construction may cause traffic delays. Drivers are asked... more »
May 17, 2010 4:15 PM
KENNER, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal and leaders from several coastal parishes are pushing a $350 million barrier island repair plan as a way to protect Louisiana's coast from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and reduce the ultimate cleanup and its costs. Sand dredged from the gulf's floor... more »
April 27, 2010 12:19 PM
La 757, approximately ½ mile north of US 190 in Eunice, St. Landry Parish will be closed for railroad repair beginning 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p. m. on Monday, May 3, 2010. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be... more »
February 23, 2010 7:22 AM
Beginning Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 9:00 a.m., the center and outside lanes of US 167 SB (Evangeline Thruway SB), will be closed from Willow Street to the railroad located just South of Donlon Street for railroad repairs. The closure will then alternate to the center and inside lanes. Work... more »
February 12, 2010 1:54 PM
Parish President Ernest Freyou announces the closure of the Chastant Road Bridge between Highway 88 and Freetown Road effective immediately. The bridge is located approximately 1¼ miles southeast of Highway 88. The closure is necessary due to the deplorable condition of the bridge and will remain closed until further notice.... more »
February 11, 2010 1:42 PM
LAFAYETTE - The Lafayette Consolidated Government Public Works Department announced that the bridge on Robley Drive at the Broadmoor Coulee was opened to traffic today, as all but minor items of work are completed.
The actual structure is a box culvert designed to be compatible with the future permanent... more »
December 1, 2009 10:40 AM
DOTD has reported that La. 3156 (JeffersonStreetBridge) in New Iberia is now open to vehicular traffic.
La. 3156 (Jefferson Street Bridge) in Iberia Parish is now closed for necessary unforeseen bridge repairs. The duration of the repairs is unknown at this time. DOTD appreciates your patience and... more »
November 25, 2009 3:42 PM
The Asphalt Street Repair Project will begin on Monday, November 30, 2009 in the following areas:
Twenty Arpent Road
E. First Street
The duration... more »
November 16, 2009 12:52 PM
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, the right lane of I-49 SB, just North of the Judson Walsh overpass in St. Landry Parish, will be closed for road work. Work is expected to be completed by 12:00 p.m. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please... more »
November 10, 2009 9:19 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An official with a Lafayette group home said the company will appeal the state's recent decision to revoke its license. Last week, the state cited at least 10 infractions in its decision to revoke the license of the Vermilion Group Home. Collis Temple, executive director of... more »
November 9, 2009 12:52 PM
La 105, approximately 0.7 of a mile south of US 190 in St Landry Parish will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for railroad repair. This closure should last only one day. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution... more »
November 9, 2009 8:51 AM
Starting this morning at 8, LA 1252, about five and a half miles east of the I-49 frontage road in Lafayette parish, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs. The closure will be in effect until five this afternoon and will also take place tomorrow (November 10) from... more »
November 6, 2009 12:20 PM
Traffic should be able to move freely around the City of Abbeville, La 3267 (Airport Road) is now open.
November 6, 2009 12:09 PM
La 104 approximately 6.4 miles east of La 13 in Evangeline Parish scheduled to be closed Monday, November 9, 2009, and Tuesday, November 10, 2009, has been cancelled.
Bill Fontenot, Jr. District Engineer Administrator
October 30, 2009 10:01 AM
In St. Landry parish, city leaders tell KATC, the water leak in front of the main fire department in Opelousas is being worked on. The oak tree whose roots were splitting the line and causing the leak has been removed and repair crews are on the job.
October 30, 2009 9:08 AM
Beginning Wednesday, November 4, 2009, La 93 in St. Landry Parish from the Lafayette Parish Line to the North city limits of Cankton will have intermittent lane closures for the next two months, weather permitting, while crews cold plane the existing asphaltic concrete pavement, patch, stabilize the base course, and... more »
October 19, 2009 8:01 AM
Several intersections will be closed throughout the day for city maintenance. Sections of Calco Road near Pinhook, Bendel Road, Beverly Drive and Marjorie Boulevard will be closed at certain times during the day. Detour routes will be posted. The closures will continue through the middle of next month.
LA... more »
September 28, 2009 8:06 AM
Airport Road, a mile south of LA 14 near Abbeville will be closed beginning at 8:00 o'clock this morning. Crews will be repairing the bridge. Work should last a little over a month.
September 21, 2009 1:44 PM
The asphalt street repair project in Iberia Parish kicks off this morning (Monday, September 21). Crews will be repairing roadways at the following railroad crossings throughout the parish: Bahon Street, Oswald Street, Edward Street, Doremus Road, Barbin Reaux Drive, Landry Drive and Marjie Street. The project should take about a... more »