Construction work begins on LA 119 from LA 8 to Catholic Church Road


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that starting Monday, Aug. 21, construction work will begin on LA 119 from LA 8 to Catholic Church Road. The project length is 5.774 miles.

The scope of work includes Milling Asphaltic Concrete, Concrete Treated Base, Asphalt Concrete Overlay and related work. This project was bid on July 12, 2017, and the contract was awarded to Diamond B Construction Co., LLC of Alexandria.

The amount awarded was $2,537,293.38. There are 70 working days allowed for this project.

Permit/Detour Section
Local traffic will be maintained at all times and no permitted loads will be affected.

Safety Reminder
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.