Thursday, June 20, 2024

UPDATE – LANE CLOSURES: Jimmie Davis Bridge project

by BPT Staff
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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that the following lane closures have been scheduled to in relation to the upcoming Jimmie Davis Bridge (LA 511) project over the Red River in Caddo & Bossier Parishes.

  • **UPDATE** Monday, May 27, 2024: Southbound outside lane of Arthur Ray Teague in Bossier City will be closed from the Brookshire Grocery Arena to the Jimmie Davis Bridge overpass. This lane closure is necessary to allow for the removal of guardrail, clearing and grubbing, and embankment operations for the new bridge. This lane closure has been extended to remain in place until Monday, June 24, 2024.

To read more about the Jimmie Davis Bridge project and access additional information and resources, click here.

Restrictions/Permits: N/A

Alternate Route: 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.

Additional information:

Call 511, visit, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

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