The state transportation department published two area road closures this week. The first begins on December 19thwill be the St. Pierre Bayou bridge on US 84. The other closure will be the railroad crossing on US 84 (East Carroll Street) on Saturday, December 21st.
Here are the notices from DOTD:
ROAD CLOSURE: US 84 bridge over Bayou Pierre, Red River Parish
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Thursday, December 19, 2019, the US 84 bridge over Bayou Pierre in Red River Parish near Grand Bayou, located approximately 3.4 miles east of I-49, will be closed for repair.
This work is scheduled to take place from 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 19th until Saturday, December 21st.
Alternate Route: Total bridge closure. ALL vehicles must detour using I-49, LA 509 and LA 1.
ROAD CLOSURE: US 84 at KCS Railroad crossing, Red River Parish
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that on Saturday, December 21, 2019, US 84 (E. Carroll St.) at the KCS Railroad crossing in Coushatta, Red River Parish will be closed.
This work is scheduled to take place from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is necessary to allow KCS to make repairs to the railroad tracks.
Alternate Route: US 71 (Detour signs will be in place).
According to these postings, all work should be completed by Saturday afternoon.