Multiple road closures in Natchitoches and neighboring parishes

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*****UPDATE****

Content in italics is the most recent information from DOTD as of Thursday, Aug. 31 at 10:32 a.m.

Effective immediately, the following road closures are in place due to heavy rains. The roads will be reopened as soon as conditions improve. Be sure to check www.511la.org for the latest travel information, as road conditions change quickly. UPDATES ARE UNDERLINED 

Grant Parish:
**NOW CLOSED** LA 1240: 0.6 miles from the intersection of US 71 is closed due to road failure from storm damage.

Natchitoches Parish:
LA 485 South: 0.5 miles West of I-49 is closed due to high water

LA 485: 2.0 miles North of LA 6 Intersection is closed due to high water

LA 1222: 1.5 miles East of LA 485 is closed due to high water

LA 117: 2.0 miles South of LA 120 is closed due to slope failure

**NOW OPEN** LA 9: at the Junction of US 71 to the Bienville Parish line

LA 478: At the intersection of LA 120 is closed due to high water

**NOW OPEN** LA 156: from LA 9 to LA 479

LA 480: East of US 71 is closed due to high water

**NOW OPEN** LA 153: LA 9 to the Bienville Parish line

**NOW OPEN** LA 155: Red River Parish Line to LA 153

LA 487: LA 120 to LA 174 is closed due to high water

LA 120: from I-49 to LA 478 is closed due to high water

LA 479: from LA 9 to LA 156 is closed due to high water

Vernon Parish:
**NOW OPEN** LA 111: from northern intersection of Beech Grove Loop to LA 392

LA 111: from southern intersection of Beech Grove Loop to LA 8 is closed due to high water

LA 464: between Peevy Road and J. M. Q Loop is closed due to high water

Intersection of LA 465 (control section 137-02; log mile 9.8-10.2) and LA 489 (control section 138-04; log mile 5.3 to 5.58) is closed due to high water

Winn Parish:
**NOW OPEN**LA 501: from US 167 to LA 156

LA 156: from LA 1232 to LA 501 is closed due to high water

LA 1232: from LA 156 to LA 501 is closed due to high water

LA 126: from LA 1233 to LA 501 is closed due to road damage from storm.

Sabine Parish:
**NOW OPEN** LA 1217: North of the LA 6 Intersection

US 171 Business: US 171 in Zwolle near LA 1216 and the post office is closed due to high water

LA 1216: .2 miles East of US 171 is closed due to high water

**NOW OPEN** LA 174: 1 mile west of Pleasant Hill

LA 1215: west of LA 191 is closed due to trees on power lines

LA 174: from Converse to Ryles Road is closed due to high water

No other routes are affected at this time. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes and avoid the closed areas.

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org.

 

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According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD), Alexandria office the following road closures were in effect as of Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 4:30am.

Natchitoches Parish:
LA 485 South: 0.5 miles West of I-49 is closed due to high water
LA 485: 2.0 miles North of LA 6 Intersection is closed due to high water
LA 1222: 1.5 miles East of LA 485 is closed due to high water
LA 117: 2.0 miles South of LA 120 is closed due to slope failure
LA 9: at the Junction of US 71 to the Bienville Parish line is closed due to high water
LA 478: At the intersection of LA 120 is closed due to high water
LA 156: from LA 9 to LA 479 is closed due to high water
LA 480: East of US 71 is closed due to high water
LA 153: LA 9 to the Bienville Parish line is closed due to high water
LA 155: Red River Parish Line to LA 153 is closed due to high water
LA 487: LA 120 to LA 174 is closed due to high water
LA 120: from I-49 to LA 478 is closed due to high water
LA 479: from LA 9 to LA 156 is closed due to high water

Winn Parish:
LA 501: from US 167 to LA 156 is closed due to high water
LA 156: from LA 1232 to LA 501 is closed due to high water
LA 1232: from LA 156 to LA 501 is closed due to high water

Sabine Parish:
LA 1217: North of the LA 6 Intersection is closed due to high water
US 171 Business: US 171 in Zwolle near LA 1216 and the post office is closed due to high water
LA 1216: .2 miles East of US 171 is closed due to high water
LA 174: 1 mile west of Pleasant Hill is closed due to a downed tree on power line.
LA 1215: west of LA 191 is closed due to trees on power lines
LA 174: from Converse to Ryles Road is closed due to high water

Vernon Parish:
LA 111: from LA 8 to LA 392 is closed due to high water
LA 464: between Peevy Road and J. M. Q Loop is closed due to high water

Contact: District 08 Emergency Operating Center at 318-561-5233 or 318-561-5176 if additional information is needed.

No other routes are affected at this time. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes and avoid the closed areas.

Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org.