LA 27 at Ellender Bridge Closed Due to Winter Weather

By Calcasieu Staff
Published January 15, 2024

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LA 27 at Ellender Bridge Closed Due to Winter Weather Conditions

Calcasieu parish, Louisiana – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced the closure of LA 27 at Ellender Bridge due to the current winter weather conditions. The closure is a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of motorists during freezing conditions. The closure was announced on January 15, 2024, at approximately 7 pm.

With the onset of winter weather, the DOTD strongly advises motorists to refrain from driving unless absolutely necessary. Freezing conditions can create hazardous road conditions, making it essential for individuals to exercise caution and prioritize safety.

The closure of LA 27 at Ellender Bridge serves as a reminder of the potential risks associated with winter weather. The DOTD is taking proactive steps to mitigate these risks and protect the well-being of motorists.

While the closure may cause inconvenience for some commuters, it is crucial to prioritize safety and avoid unnecessary risks. The DOTD is working diligently to monitor road conditions and will reopen LA 27 at Ellender Bridge as soon as it is safe to do so.

Motorists who must travel during freezing conditions are urged to exercise extreme caution and follow safety guidelines. It is imperative to drive at reduced speeds, maintain a safe distance from other vehicles, and be prepared for the possibility of icy patches on the road.

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