Arkansas Road scheduled for temporary closure

WEST MONROE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced Monday that LA 616 (Arkansas Road) will be closed to traffic beginning Saturday, July 22, at 6:00 a.m. until Monday, July 24 at 6:00 a.m. weather permitting.

The closure is located at 1500 Arkansas Road at Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe, LA.

The closure is necessary to install a new drain pipe related to the ongoing widening of LA 616 (Arkansas Road) project.

Once the construction is complete and the road is secure, the road will reopen, which may be earlier than posted.

The detour route will include LA 143 (North 7th Street), US 80, and LA 617 (Warren Drive). Detour signs will be posted.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.


DOTD apologizes for any inconvenience this necessary work may cause.

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