FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Road Closures/Lane Shifts

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Road Closures/Lane Shifts
FILE PHOTO: Road Closed (Source: WAFB)

(WAFB) - Below is a list of current road closures.

Halfway Tree Road and Kingcrest Parkway will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 7 a.m. until Thursday, Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. for drainage and sewer work.

Kansas City Southern Rail Road Crossing at the intersection of Highway 61 at Brooklawn Drive will be closed Saturday, October 10 from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. to replace the drainage pipe under the Kansas City Souther Rail Road Crossing.

St. Louis Street between Louisiana Avenue and North Boulevard will be closed Friday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for crane usage work for the River Center Theatre.

North Foster Drive between Evangeline Street and Shelley Drive will have partial lane closures and closed to thru traffic Friday, Sept. 25 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for sewer repairs.

The 2300 block of Cato Street between Pericles Street and Ovid Street will be closed Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 a.m. until Friday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. for sewer repairs.

The 4500 block of Paige Street between Plank Road and Moon Street will be closed Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 a.m. until Friday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. for sewer repairs.


LONG-TERM ROAD CLOSURES

Pride Port Hudson Road from LA 19 to LA 409 (Liberty Road) will have partial lane closures for road work beginning Monday, June 22 at 6 a.m. to Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.

Carpenter’s Chapel Road in Prairieville will be closed for repairs on Monday, May 4 beginning at 7 a.m. to replace a failed culvert. The closure will be just north of the intersection with Wendy Drive and will affect all residences to the end of the street.

Choctaw Drive, N Lobdell Drive, and N 3rd Street will be partially closed Monday, May 4 at 6:30 a.m. through Thursday, Dec. 31 at 6:30 p.m. The partial closures are necessary for asphalt overlay and concrete patching.

The project to widen I-10 between Highland Road in Baton Rouge and LA 73 in Prairieville is ongoing, and the crew is working toward completing the project in the fall of 2020. Click here for a calendar of planned road closures related to this project.

Peachtree Boulevard between Florida Street and North Boulevard is closed due to COVID-19 testing at Baton Rouge General Medical Center until further notice.

Old Baker Road Bridge between Spur Lane and New Weis Road will be closed until further notice beginning Thursday, March 12. The detour route will be New Weis Road to LA 19 to Spur Lane.

Rodney Drive Bridge between Palmetto Drive and Chandler Drive will be closed immediately for emergency bridge repair. The detour route will be Kenilworth Parkway to Boone Drive or Chandler Drive to Louray Drive to Aries Avenue.

Cal Road between Airline Highway Service Road and Landsbury Avenue will be closed beginning Wednesday, Feb. 12 for bridge repairs. The detour route will be Jefferson Highway to Floynell Drive to Cal Road.

River Oaks Road off Highway 73 in Geismar will be closed to through traffic immediately due to unsafe bridge conditions. The bridge will need to be replaced, however, the Ascension Parish Department of Public Works did not provide a specific timeline for the project. Residents living north of the bridge can enter/exit through Jackie Robinson Park onto Coco Road.

The South Flannery Road bridge between Old Hammond Highway and Goodwood Boulevard will be closed immediately for emergency repairs. The detour route is Old Hammond Highway to Sherwood Forest Boulevard to Goodwood Boulevard.

The Frenchtown Road Bridge over Beaver Bayou will be closed until further notice. The bridge is about 130 feet west of Chaumont Avenue. The detour route is Central Thruway to Greenwell Springs Road to Thibodeaux Road.

Highway 30 at Purpera Road in Gonzales will be down to one lane at times while crews work to complete construction work on the turning lanes. Times and dates of the work and the lane closures are fluid.

The LA 964 and US 61 intersection near Thompson Creek will be closed for the duration of the construction of the roadway and bridge on US 61 over Thompson Creek at the East and West Feliciana Parish line. The closure will begin Sept. 4, 2019 with plans to reopen June 15, 2021.

LA 964 will be closed to thru traffic from LA 68 to US 61. Local traffic only will be allowed through the closure to access the few houses and one business located along LA 964, near US 61.

  • DETOUR ROUTES: The detour for LA 964 westbound traffic will be to access LA 68 to US 61. The detour for LA 964 eastbound traffic will be to access LA 68 to LA 964.

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