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UPDATE: Road Closure: LA 353

Thursday, July 06, 2023, 8:01 AM

UPDATE #1: The road closure has been rescheduled due to wet weather forecasting. The road closure is rescheduled to begin Monday, July 10, at 5:00 a.m. until Monday, July 31, 2023, at 5:00 a.m., weather permitting.


LA 353 (Prairie Highway) 2.3 Miles Southeast of LA 94 (Carmel Drive), Lafayette/St. Martin Parish, Road Closure

Thursday, June 29, 2023, 8:33 AM

LA 353 (Prairie Highway), approximately 2.3 miles southeast of LA 94 (Carmel Drive), will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning Wednesday, July 5, at 5:00 a.m. until Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at 5:00 a.m., weather permitting.

This closure is necessary for crews to install a new drainage structure crossing under LA 353.

The detour for southeast-bound traffic will be LA 94 (Carmel Drive) northeast to LA 31 (Main Highway), and south to LA 353 (Cypress Island Highway).

The detour for northwest-bound traffic will be LA 353 (Cypress Island Highway) south to LA 31 (Main Highway), north to LA 94 (Carmel Drive), and west to LA 353 (Prairie Highway).

Emergency vehicles will not have access to the area.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to drive cautiously and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

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