ROAD CLOSURE: LA 474; Sabine Parish

LA 474; Sabine Parish
Mile Post 7.760; Control Section 120-01

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that LA 474, Sabine Parish, will be closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track. The work is being done at Milepost 7.760 and is on Control Section 120-01. The closure will be Tuesday, April 11, 2023 from 8:00 AM with a reopening to traffic at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 11, 2023. The closure is for Kansas City Southern Railroad to replace the track panel and the crossing surface.

Permit/Detour section
The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time. The detour will be LA 474 to US 171 to LA 6 to LA 476 to LA 191 to LA 474. The detour can accept oversized loads. The detour route will be identified with proper markings for the general public. All emergency agencies will be notified of the road closure.

Safety reminder
All construction activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. DOTD appreciates the motoring public’s patience and reminds drivers to please exercise caution when traveling through work zone areas and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ and the DOTD Facebook page.

Project Contact
Gretchen B. Ferguson
District 08 – Sabine
Statewide 511 Traffic Information

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