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  • Rail repairs to block traffic in Bossier City

    July 12, 2014 3:18 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Officials in Bossier City say an intersection will be blocked to vehicle traffic for up to three days starting July 16 while repairs are made to railroad tracks. City spokesman Mark Natale says the Kansas City Southern Railroad will be replacing the crossing where Golden... more »
  • Rotting Ouachita bridge closed for repairs

    April 4, 2014 6:46 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - The state transportation department has shut down a bridge in Ouachita Parish while repairs are made. Regional administrator Marshall Hill tells The News-Star a routine inspection found rotting timbers in the Louisiana Highway 151 bridge near Central Elementary School. He expects repairs to take about three... more »
  • Repairs planned for New Orleans bridge

    March 23, 2014 1:52 PM

  • Judge approves repairs to fire damaged school

    August 14, 2013 9:51 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - The Tangipahoa Parish School Board has been given the approval to continue to make repairs and place three temporary facilities outside Hammond Eastside Elementary Magnet School. Eastside saw significant damage - an excess of $125,000 in losses - after a former administrative office caught fire on... more »
  • Corps repairs damage from 2011 flooding

    October 2, 2012 9:05 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - There's damage from last year's historic Mississippi River flood to repair still. On Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced the repairs. The work includes: - $2.8 million in sheet piling wok to deal with seepage on the Mississippi River levee near the Huey P. Long... more »
  • Repairs to shut bridge across Industrial Canal

    May 2, 2012 7:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Port of New Orleans officials say the Florida Avenue Bridge over the Industrial Canal will be closed much of the day on Thursday and Friday for repairs. The work will require closing the bridge to vehicular traffic between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.... more »
  • Corps to make repairs to Miss. River levee

    September 12, 2011 6:43 AM

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend $3.1 million to reinforce parts of the mainline Mississippi River levee at Lake Albemarle and Buck Chute. The Vicksburg Post reports that both were places the Corps and state levee officials scrambled to patch sand boils and stop... more »
  • Drought Creates Major Problems for Foundations

    June 24, 2011 6:47 PM

    Bricks breaking, sheet rock cracking and sticking doors are all signs that your home's foundation is shifting. But this year seems to be worse than normal for foundation repairs. The experts say the weather is mostly to blame, but there are ways to prevent costly foundation repairs. Katherine Liebert... more »
  • Road Repairs in New Iberia

    November 1, 2010 7:59 AM

    Heads up for drivers in New Iberia. East Dale Street is undergoing concrete repairs. The work will affect the east bound lane from Center to Bank Avenue. Drivers are asked to be cautious, or avoid the area. The work should be complete by January.
  • Johnston Closed for Railroad Repairs 9/27

    September 20, 2010 12:57 PM

    Beginning Monday, September 27, 2010, US 167 (Johnston Street), 0.1 of a mile west of US 90 (Evangeline Thruway) will be closed in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish for railroad repairs from 8:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28, 2010. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please... more »
  • Bridge Repairs Close Chicot Boat Launches

    September 20, 2010 6:57 AM

    VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - Chicot State Park is closing its three boat launches because the lake has been drawn down for routine inspections and repairs on the bridge over Walker's Cove. Sharon Broussard, spokeswoman for the state Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, says the launches are closing Monday... more »
  • Section of LA 13 in Eunice Closed For Railroad Repairs

    September 1, 2010 12:55 PM

    Beginning Thursday, September 2, 2010, at 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., LA 13 will be closed in Eunice, 0.4 miles North of US 190 for railroad repairs. Work is expected to last one day, weather permitting. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the... more »
  • Lake Chicot Drawn Down for Bridge Repairs

    August 18, 2010 3:38 PM

    VILLE PLATTE - Visitors to Chicot State Park are advised that lake levels will be drawn down, beginning in early September, in order for the Dept. of Transportation & Development (DOTD) to perform routine bridge inspection and repairs during the first two weeks of October. Initial inspections of the... more »
  • Lake Chicot Drawn Down for Bridge Repairs

    August 18, 2010 3:10 PM

    Lake Chicot Drawn Down for Bridge Repairs VILLE PLATTE - Visitors to Chicot State Park are advised that lake levels will be drawn down, beginning in early September, in order for the Dept. of Transportation & Development (DOTD) to perform routine bridge inspection and repairs during the first two weeks... more »
  • New Iberia's Public Works Asphalt Street Repairs

    August 3, 2010 2:43 PM

    Asphalt street repairs and curbing repairs will begin on Dale Street from Center Street to St. Jude beginning on August 5th with completion expected by October 5th, weather permitting. One lane will be closed to traffic during this time. Drivers are asked to avoid this road, take alternate routes and... more »
  • Street Repairs Extended in New Iberia

    July 28, 2010 12:41 PM

    Asphalt street repairs are ongoing on these streets: · Trotter from McIlhenny to Duperior will continue until August 21st; · Kirk from Texas to Parkview will continue until August 31st; · Gorham from Constance to the end will continue until August 31st. All these streets will... more »
  • Street Repairs Will Begin on Admiral Doyle at Weeks St. on July 26th

    July 26, 2010 12:39 PM

    Concrete street repairs will begin on Admiral Doyle Drive at Weeks Street on Monday, July 26th with completion expected by August 13th, weather permitting. The southbound lane will be closed to traffic during this time and flagmen will be there to assist. Drivers are asked to avoid this road, take... more »
  • Street Repairs Will Begin on Admiral Doyle Drive

    July 22, 2010 2:47 PM

    Concrete street repairs will begin on Admiral Doyle Drive at Weeks Street on Monday, July 26th with completion expected by August 13th, weather permitting. The southbound lane will be closed to traffic during this time and flagmen will be there to assist. Drivers are asked to avoid this road, take... more »
  • Lee Ave. Sewer Infrastructure Repairs

    July 16, 2010 6:36 PM

    Lee Avenue between Brashear St. and University Ave. is scheduled to be closed Monday, July 19, from 7 AM to 5 PM. The contractor will be performing sewer infrastructure repairs. Detours routes will be made available.
  • Melville Ferry Temporary Closure For Repairs

    March 12, 2010 12:42 PM

    The Melville Ferry on La. 10 will be temporarily out of service for repairs for approximately three week beginning March 22, 2010. The alternate routes eastbound will be at the intersection of La. 10 and La. 105 to travel south on La. 105 to US-190 then east on US-190 to... more »
  • La 178 In St. Landry Parish Closed For Repairs

    January 20, 2010 12:20 PM

    La 178 located between La. 357 and La. 182 in St. Landry Parish will be closed beginning Tuesday, January 26, 2010, for pipe replacement until Monday, February 1, 2010, weather permitting. The detour will consist of La. 182, La. 358 & La. 357. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds... more »
  • $10 Million to Lafayette Schools

    January 4, 2010 2:14 PM

    Lafayette Parish schools are getting $10 million in bonds for repairs and maintenance work over the next 3 years, starting now. They are getting much needed work done thanks to a federal stimulus program. The funding is from the Qualified School Construction Bond Program. "The stimulus money is... more »
  • Traffic Talk: St. Landry road closures

    December 30, 2009 2:10 PM

    Traffic will be slow on US 190 in Saint Landry parish at the start of the new year. The road will be closed about three miles east of I-49 while DOTD makes emergency repairs to pipe crossings. Work is expected to last about 5 days.
  • Hwy 90 at U.S. 89 Closed For Railroad Repairs

    December 28, 2009 12:57 PM

    Wednesday, December 30, 2009, the railroad crossing located at U. S. 90 @ La. 89 will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m. for emergency railroad repairs. This closure should remain in effect until 1:00 p.m. that same day. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution... more »
  • Lafayette: Railroad Crossing to be closed December 8, 2009

    December 3, 2009 9:41 AM

    Tuesday, December 8, 2009, the railroad crossing located at U. S. 90 @ La. 728-2 (0.3 of a mile southeast of Kaliste Saloom Road) will be closed beginning at 6:30 a.m. for railroad repairs. This closure should remain in effect until 5:00 p.m. that same day. Louisiana Department of Transportation... more »
  • Road Closed: Evangeline Parish Construction

    November 12, 2009 3:04 PM

    La 104 approximately 6.4 miles east of La 13 in Evangeline Parish will be closed Monday, November 16, 2009, and Tuesday, November 17, 2009, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for bridge repairs, weather permitting. The detour will consist of La 1161 and La 29. DOTD appreciates your patience and... more »
  • St. Landry Most Railroad Repairs Could Cause Delays

    November 9, 2009 6:32 PM

    Louisiana highway 105 in St. Landry Parish will be closed Wednesday from 9 AM until 5 PM. Crews are doing railroad repairs in that area. This closure should last only one day.
  • Road Closed: Opelousas, detours given

    November 2, 2009 11:00 AM

    Beginning Wednesday, November 4, 2009 , LA 3043 will be closed ½ mile north of its South Junction with LA 104 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, for railroad repairs. Work will begin at 8:00 a.m. and is expected to last until 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. The detour will consist of... more »
  • Bayou Tigre Repairs

    October 30, 2009 9:13 AM

    The referenced Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development project to repair the bridge located at Bayou Tigre on La 330 has been awarded to Boland Marine & Mafg. Co., Inc. at a low bid cost of $432,900.00. The contractor has been issued a conditional work order start date of November... more »
  • I-10 Lane Reduction at Henderson

    October 6, 2009 7:54 AM

    Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both the eastbound and westbound directions of I-10 at the Henderson exit (MM 115) beginning October 6. Crews will be making repairs to the overpass everynight from 7pm until 7am. Work is expected to last for the next 10 days.

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