More Bridge Repairs Start on Ellender Bridge, Calcasieu Parish: Lane Closures on LA 27 Announced

By Calcasieu Staff
Published April 22, 2024

Share This:

Traffic Alert: Alternating Lane Closure on LA 27 at Ellender Bridge for Bridge Repairs

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana – Calcasieu Parish residents should be aware of ongoing daily alternating lane closures on LA 27 at the Ellender Bridge, located at Mile Marker 72. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has scheduled these closures to take place from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., starting today, Monday, April 22, 2024, and continuing until Friday, April 26, 2024.

The purpose of these closures is to facilitate ongoing bridge repairs at the Ellender Bridge. During the closure hours, flaggers will be present to guide and maintain traffic flow in both northbound and southbound directions across the bridge.

For the safety of all commuters, DOTD emphasizes the importance of driving cautiously through the construction site. It is crucial to be alert and watchful for work crews and their equipment while passing through the area.