Bridge, road closures next week


The bridge over Drain on Louisiana Highway 534 is being closed for piling repairs. Beginning Monday, September 9, at 8:30 a.m., the bridge, approximately 2.76 miles north of the junction of La. 534 Spur and approximately 5.06 miles south of the junction of La. 2 Alternate will be closed for five days. All vehicles must detour using Louisiana Highways 2, 521, 2 Alternate and 534. Also, a section of La. 9 in Homer, one-tenth of a mile east of the Homer Square, will be closed for the replacement of a railroad track crossing. It will be closed to thru-traffic beginning at 7 a.m., Saturday, September 7, and is expected to be completed by Sunday afternoon, September 8. Motorists are advised to detour using the Homer Bypass to Louisiana Highways 2 or 9. Work on these projects will be performed weather permitting. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.