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DOTD announces closure of section of River Road for railroad track upgrades

US 61 at Florida (Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development) US 61 at Florida (Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced US 61 (River Road) in Baton Rouge will be closed at the railroad track from Wednesday morning through Friday evening.

The closure is to allow the railroad to make track upgrades. It will begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday and end at 5 p.m. Friday.

Traffic on US 61 North should detour at US 190 East (Florida Blvd) to I-110 North and back to US 61. Southbound traffic should detour to I-110 South to Florida West and back to US 61.

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