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Ongoing work on the Texas Street (Long-Allen) Bridge connecting downtown to Bossier City.


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Press Release on Bridge Work from LaDOTD

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning Monday, February 18, 2019, there will be intermittent lane closures of the eastbound and westbound outside lanes on the US 80 (Texas Street) Bridge over the Red River.

These closures are necessary to install the outriggers and cables needed during the rehabilitation project on the bridge.

This work will be performed during the hours of approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This work is expected to last one week.

Beginning Sunday, February 24, 2019, the eastbound and westbound inside lanes on the Texas Street Bridge will be closed.
This closure is necessary to allow the contractor to set concrete barriers.

This work will be performed between the hours of approximately 10:00 p.m. Sunday night and 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night (Feb. 27th), three full days.

Beginning Wednesday, February 27, 2019, both eastbound lanes of the Texas Street Bridge will be closed to allow the contractor to begin work on the rehabilitation of the bridge.

This work is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night.

This phase of work is scheduled to last approximately 5 months.

Alternate route: N/A

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 work zone.

Call 511 or visit www.511la.org for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MYDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.