Lake Charles, Louisiana – US 171 Northbound and Southbound on the Calcasieu River Bridge to Experience Partial Closure for Roadwork on Thursday, November 30, 2023
Motorists commuting on US 171 Northbound and Southbound should be prepared for partial closures due to roadwork on Thursday, November 30, 2023. The closures are scheduled to begin at 6:00 AM and end at 5:00 PM, weather permitting.
The right lane of US 171 Northbound will be subject to a partial closure due to roadwork on Thursday, November 30, 2023. The Northbound closure will begin at 6:00 AM and end at 2:00 PM, weather permitting.
The right lane of US 171 Southbound will be affected by the roadwork, from 9 am to 5 pm, resulting in a partial closure.
The closure will span between mile post 4.0 to mile post 5.1. A width restriction of 11 feet will be in place during this time.
The roadwork is necessary to maintain and improve the conditions of the road, ensuring the safety of all road users. Motorists are advised to plan their travel accordingly, considering alternate routes if possible. Delays are expected, and it is recommended to allow extra time for travel during the closure.
Both closures are subject to weather conditions and may be postponed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. The Department of Transportation will provide updates and announcements regarding any changes to the closure schedule.
Motorists are advised to stay alert, adhere to all posted signs and speed limits, and exercise caution when traveling through the construction zones.