Eastbound Lane on West Prien Lake Road to Close for Maintenance Between Lake and Creole Streets

By Calcasieu Staff
Published January 03, 2024

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Lake Charles, Louisiana – Motorists traveling on LA 1138-2 (West Prien Lake Road) Eastbound in front of the Prien Lake Mall in Lake Charles, Louisiana are advised to plan their routes accordingly as a partial closure is scheduled for Tuesday, January 16, 2024. The closure is necessary to facilitate roadwork and will affect the right lane between Lake Street and Creole Street.

The closure is expected to begin on January 16, at 7:00 AM and last until 7:00 PM, ensuring that the necessary repairs and improvements can be carried out efficiently. Motorists are advised to use caution and allow extra time for their commute as traffic delays can be expected in the affected area.

The specific location of the closure will be approximately 0.17 miles east of Lake Street, extending to approximately 0.10 miles west of Creole Street. Signs and traffic cones will be placed to guide drivers through the work zone and ensure their safety.

Roadwork plays a vital role in maintaining the overall infrastructure and safety of our roadways. This particular closure will allow crews to address any necessary repairs, perform maintenance activities, or make improvements to the designated section of East Prien Lake Road.

Motorists are encouraged to seek alternative routes if possible, particularly during peak travel times, to minimize any potential inconvenience or delays. Local authorities recommend using caution when driving through construction zones and adhering to all posted speed limits and detour signs.

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