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DOTD issues advisory for US 71 closure

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, April 23, 2018, the southbound right shoulder of US 71 (Barksdale Blvd.) under the I-20 eastbound and westbound overpasses will be closed.

This closure is scheduled to take place from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for one week (MondayFriday), and is necessary for structural repairs to the overpasses.

Alternate Route: N/A

Restrictions/Permits: N/A

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

Safety Reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking or biking near an active work zone.

Call 511 or visit www.511la.org for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-800-ROAD-511 (1-800-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

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