Railroad construction continues; crossings closed

127

Railroad construction continues Monday, Jan. 15.  The crossing directly in front of the main NSU entrance is closed today.  Motorists should be prepared to detour around the area as crews replace cross ties at the intersection.

Photo by Juanice Gray
Photo by Juanice Gray

 

SWEPCO -Conserve Energy -300×250

The following closures are for Union Pacific Railroad to replace cross ties thru the crossings.

•••Update•••

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that LA 478, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad track. The work is being done at milepost 20.834 and is on control section 116-04.

The closures will start Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7 a.m. with a re-opening to traffic at 7 p.m.

Permit/Detour Section
The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time.

Detour Route:
The detour will be LA 478 to LA 1 South to LA 120 South to I-49 North to LA 478. 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.

•••UPDATE•••

LA 120, Cypress, Natchitoches Parish, will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad track. The work is being done at milepost 35.196 and is on control section 042-07.

The closures will start Sunday, Jan. 21 at 7 a.m. with a re-opening to traffic at 7 p.m.

Permit/Detour Section
The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time.

Detour Route:
The detour will be LA 120 East to LA 1 South to LA 119 South to I-49 North to LA 120. 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.

 

•••UPDATE•••

LA 493, Cloutierville, Natchitoches Parish, will be closed at the Union Pacific Railroad track. The work is being done at milepost 2.960 and is on control section 835-03.

The closures will start Saturday, Jan. 20 at 7 a.m. with a re-opening to traffic at 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018. 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:
There is no detour for LA 493.
All emergency agencies will be notified of the road closure.