ROAD CLOSURE: Portion of Hwy 147 East to be unavailable until June 16th

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that LA Hwy 147 East will be closed 1.2 miles east of LA 505, east of Jonesboro, in Jackson Parish. This road will remain closed until approximately Friday, June 16, 2023.

The purpose of this road closure is to allow for the necessary replacement of a cross drain pipe.

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

The detour route will be LA 147, LA 34, LA 810 and LA 505.

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 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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