La. 490, Chopin to close Jan. 14; UPR will replace cross ties at crossing


LA 490; Chopin; Natchitoches Parish
Mile Post 3.643; Control Section 835-08
DOT # 794-159L

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that LA 490, Chopin, Natchitoches Parish, will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad track. The work is being done at milepost 3.643 and is on control section 835-08.

The closures will start Sunday, Jan. 14 at 7 a.m. with a re-opening to traffic at 7 p.m. The closure is for Union Pacific Railroad to replace the cross ties thru the crossing.

Permit/Detour Section
The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time.
Detour Route:
LA 490 To LA 1 North to LA 119 North to I-49 South to LA 490. The detour can accept oversized loads. The detour route will be identified with proper markings for the general public. All emergency agencies will be notified of the road closure.

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.