Area Road Closures and Detours
It's hard to keep up with all the work being done on area roads, but here are a few of the major closures.
Here are the area closures provided by the Department of Transportation and Development and the dates and times are subject to change.
CALCASIEU PARISH: West Sale Road at Canal Street will be closed through Friday, Oct. 3 to allow for work on the Sale Road Bridge Project. Traffic on Canal Street will have to exit at McNeese Street.
CALCASIEU PARISH: Barricades will be placed at the following locations at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 in Sulphur, in conjunction with the Sulphur High School Homecoming Parade: Cypress Street at Beglis Parkway, Loretto Avenue, LaSalette Avenue, Placide Drive, Stelly Lane/Maple Street, First Avenue, Willow/Kent Drive, Hickory Street, South Ruth Street and South Huntington Street; Bryan/Ash Street at South Ruth Street and Maplewood Drive at the west entrance of Chase Bank. The parade begins at 2 p.m. at Sulphur High School, heads east on Cypress Street to W.W. Lewis Middle School.
CALCASIEU PARISH: Thfollowing Sulphurur roads will be closed from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, for the Smokin on the Grove BBQ Festival. Ruth Street, from Pecan to Cypress streets, and the outside lane of Huntington Street, from Tamarck to Cypress.
CALCASIEU PARISH: As the Sale Road bridge project continues, roadwork has moved to the east side of the bridge. Traffic to and from Timberlawn Drive will only be accessible from the west. This phase of the project is expected to continue through November.
CALCASIEU PARISH: The LaFleur Beach/Prien Lake exit on Interstate 210 will be closed until January 2015. The closure is necessary so that crews can build a new exit ramp for the Cove Lane Interchange project. Eastbound traffic will be directed to the Nelson Road exit. Traffic on West Prien Lake Road will be routed to the Kiwanis Lane roundabout.
CALCASIEU PARISH: The Eastbound right lane of Interstate 10 at the Toomey exit will be closed from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30 for an accident investigation.