Part of Hwy. 436 will be closed

Published 4:44 am Saturday, February 23, 2019

The Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that there will be a temporary road closure on Louisiana Highway 436 early next week.

The complete road closure will be on Highway 436 at Log Mile 5.83 (near Dollar Road) from 7 a.m. Monday morning through 6 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, as crews remove and replace drainage structures across the highway — weather permitting.

Emergency vehicles and over-sized loads will not be allowed.

Motorists traveling east on Highway 436 may take Highway 436 to Louisiana Highway 62, east on Highway 62 to Louisiana Highway 10, east on Highway 10 to Louisiana Highway 21, and north on Highway 21 to Highway 436.

Motorists traveling west on Highway 436 may take Highway 436 to Highway 21, south on Highway 21 to Highway 10, west on Highway 10 to Highway 62, and west on Highway 62 to Highway 436.

Message boards and construction signs have been placed for this detour.

The DOTD appreciates motorists’ patience and reminds everyone to please drive with caution and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.