Avoyelles, Rapides - LA 1177 - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Avoyelles, Rapides - LA 1177

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) said construction will begin May 12 on LA 1177 at the Avoyelles/Rapides line south of its junction with US 71 in Rapides parish. DOTD said the project will remove the existing one lane steel truss span bridge and replace it with a two lane four span Quad beam girder bridge.

The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time, and the public will have to take the following detour routes:
Northbound traffic is to proceed south on LA 1177 to the intersection of US 71, travel north on US 71 to LA 1177.
Southbound traffic is to travel north on LA 1177 to the intersection of US 71, proceed south on US 71 to LA 1177.
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