SB I-71/Jeremiah Morrow Bridge to close left lane Wednesday - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Southbound I-71 closure scheduled


Pavement repair work on the Interstate 71/Jeremiah Morrow Bridge will require a closure of the left lane on Wedof southbound I-71 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 15 and Thursday, January 16.

Traffic delays may be lengthy and motorists are encouraged to seek an alternate route.

Arrow boards and signs are in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the ramp closure.

To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.

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