The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Friday, July 15, 2021, there will be intermittent lane closures on LA 72 (Old Minden Road) eastbound and westbound at the Kansas City Southern railroad crossing in Bossier City, Bossier Parish.
These lane closures are scheduled to take place from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., are necessary to allow DOTD crews to perform repairs to the railroad crossing in order to provide a smoother surface across the tracks.
This crossing is located approximately 2,500 feet east of the intersection with LA 3105 (Airline Drive).
Alternate route: Large vehicles and oversize loads should utilize an alternate route.
Restrictions/Permits: Width restriction in place. Vehicles should detour as appropriate.
This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.
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 construction zone.
Call 511, visit www.511la.org, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). 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.