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Texas Street bridge to be reduced to one lane on Wednesday

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the US 80 (Texas Street) bridge over the Red River in Caddo and Bossier Parishes will be reduced to one (1) lane in each direction to allow for routine bridge inspection.

These lane closures are scheduled to take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This bridge is located approximately 1.4 miles west of LA 3 (Benton Road).

Alternate route: These lane closures will allow vehicles 10 feet wide or smaller to pass through the bridge inspection zone. Larger vehicles must detour using LA 1, I-20 and LA 3.

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 construction zone.

Call 511 or visit www.511la.org 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.

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