Lake Charles Traffic Alert: LA 385 Northbound Lane Closure for Utility Work on April 24

By Calcasieu Staff
Published April 23, 2024

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Lake Charles, Louisiana – Roadwork Alert: LA 385 Northbound in Lake Charles Undergoes Utility Work”

In an update, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced that LA 385 Northbound, in the city of Lake Charles, will be undergoing roadwork due to utility work. This maintenance activity is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, starting at 7:00 AM and concluding at 5:00 PM on the same day.

The affected route, LA 385 Northbound, will experience a partial closure, specifically the right lane, during the specified maintenance period. The roadwork will stretch from the intersection with Lucille Street to the junction with East Hale Street. This closure is set to recur daily from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, ensuring the necessary utility work is efficiently carried out.

Motorists and commuters utilizing LA 385 Northbound in Lake Charles are advised to plan their travel accordingly to accommodate potential delays caused by this roadwork for utility work. The partial closure of the right lane may impact traffic flow, and drivers are encouraged to consider alternate routes or adjust their schedules to mitigate any inconvenience.

The DOTD emphasizes the importance of adhering to traffic management measures in place during this period to ensure the safety of both road users and construction workers. By following directional signs and maintaining caution in the work zone, drivers can contribute to a smooth and secure flow of traffic in the affected area.

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