EMERGENCY BRIDGE CLOSURE: LA 160 over Dorcheat Bayou, Webster Parish

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Friday, June 18, 2021, the LA 160 bridge over Dorcheat Bayou near Cotton Valley in Webster Parish will be closed.

This closure is necessary due to the condition of the bridge, and will remain in place until a construction project can be developed to replace the bridge.

This bridge is located approximately 4.8 miles east of US 371.

DOTD reminds motorists that it is unlawful and extremely unsafe to drive around ‘road closed’ barricades at any time for any reason.

Alternate route: Total bridge closure. All vehicles must detour using US 371, LA 2, and LA 159.

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.


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