Grand Ecore Bride one lane today for inspection

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Crews were setting up barrels and cones on Grand Ecore Bridge early Thursday morning in preparation for the inspection. Be prepared to stop and expect delays. Photos by Juanice Gray

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (DOTD), advises the public that on June 3, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., weather permitting, bridge# 034-06-0402-1 on La. 6 over Red River will be reduced to one lane for routine bridge inspections. The bridge is located 2.3 miles north of the La. 6/La. 3175 intersection near Natchitoches. No detour will be needed, as one lane will be open at all times Drive with caution around the construction sites and be on the lookout for work crews and equipment.

Motorists waited Thursday morning for the DOTD crews to set up the markers so traffic could be diverted to one lane throughout the day.