The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will be closing the Louisiana Highway 14 Bypass Bridge Thursday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

They will be closing the Bypass for routine maintenance.

DOTD ask drivers to use caution in the area.

There are several detours available in the area including the following:

  • All eastbound passenger and light trucks via south US 167, east LA 14 Business, and east LA 82 back to LA 14-Bypass.
  • Eastbound trucks weighing less than 35 tons, may detour through Perry. The detour consists of south US 167, east LA 14-Business, north LA 335, east LA 684, and east LA 82.
  • Permit and eastbound trucks weighing more than 35 tons, should detour through Lafayette. The detour route consists of north US 167, east LA 3073 (Ambassador Caffery), east US 90 to LA 14.

Simply reverse the direction if you are westbound.