Grand Ecore Bridge to close Saturday and Sunday, May 15-16 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day

Grand Ecore Bridge Photo courtesy Google Maps
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises motorists that on Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16 the Grand Ecore Bridge over the Red River on LA 6 in Natchitoches Parish will be closed.

This closure is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, and is necessary to allow for a topographical survey to be conducted.

This bridge is located 2.3 miles north of the LA 6 at LA 6 Business (Washington Street) intersection north of the Natchitoches city limits.

Alternate route: There will be no marked detour. Alternative Red River crossings are located at Coushatta to the north of Natchitoches and Boyce to the south of Natchitoches. Motorists are advised to plan their trips accordingly.

Restrictions/Permits: Total bridge closure. All vehicles must detour.

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

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.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.