NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Louisiana Department of
Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that district crews will begin
repairing overhead lighting on the elevated portions of the West Bank and
Work to repair approximately 65 overhead lights will begin
this weekend, Saturday, January 19, and continue through the end of the
month. The majority of the work will take place between Terry Parkway and
Ames Boulevard and will require intermittent right lane closures in both
directions between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
As this project begins, DOTD is closing out another lighting
project in which 35 decorative lamps were replaced on the Crescent City
Connection bridges. Work on this project began Friday, January 11, and
will officially wrap-up within the next two weeks. Both lighting projects were
paid for with toll dollars.
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please
drive with caution through the construction/maintenance site and be on the
lookout for work crews and their equipment.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
(DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that
enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway,
including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the
state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are
able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve
vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more
For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call DOTD’s Customer Service
Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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