DOTD and the City of Bossier were on scene today assessing the cause of a roadway failure after a road caved in.
DOTD crews and City of Bossier are on scene assessing cause of roadway failure. Repairs will be made as quickly as possible. We appreciate your patience as we work through this process. pic.twitter.com/uzGUjbrOWt— Louisiana DOTD (@La_DOTD) October 10, 2019
DOTD crews are removing concrete from the road void on US 80 (E. Texas St) in Bossier City. The City and its sewer repair contractor are also on scene to determine what caused the void to occur. DOTD will begin roadway repairs as soon as the issue is addressed. pic.twitter.com/JgGi83AFn1— Louisiana DOTD (@La_DOTD) October 10, 2019
The Shreveport Times reports that two people that were in a vehicle wer etaken to a local hospital after falling into the hole.
They had non-life threatening injuries.
The incident occurred about 2 pm on East Texas Street.
A DOTD spokesperson told the Times that "there's water flow occurring where it shouldn't," and said crews were on scene to figure out if the failure is related to city sewage work done in the area recently.
Read more here.