Bridge work to affect Hwy 505 traffic from August 8-18

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, August, 8, 2022, LA 505 will be closed to thru traffic approximately 1.6 miles east of its intersection with US 167 in Jackson Parish. This road closure is necessary to allow for routine bridge maintenance.

The LA 505 road closure is anticipated to last 10 days, and should be reopened Thursday, August 18, 2022.

DOTD reminds motorists to NEVER drive around ‘road closed’ barricades at any time for any reason.

Detour: The detour route will be LA 147, LA 505, and US 167.

Safety Reminder:
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for the work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information
Call 511, visit, 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, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

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