DOTD raising awareness about construction zone safety
Posted on 9/8/2017 2:04:00 PM.

The state department of transportation is raising awareness about construction zone safety. DOTD reports a shocking uptick in accidents along I-10 in Acadiana, where crews are working to widen the interstate in each direction. Deidra Druilhet with DOTD says work zones come with different driving conditions.

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DOTD hosts public meeting discussing replacing the Calcasieu River Bridge
Posted on 8/3/2017 11:27:00 AM.

The state Department of Transportation will host a public meeting tonight at the Lake Charles Civic Center to discuss replacing the Calcasieu River Bridge. Deidra Druilhet with DOTD says the purpose of the open-forum is to give the community a chance to see the future plans and receive feedback.

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DOTD hopeful today's priority roads will be closed only temporarily
Posted on 1/28/2014 12:45:00 PM.
The State Department of Transportation will continue to have crews working to de-ice priority routes in hopes that those road closures will only be temporary. DOTD spokeswoman Deidra Druilhet says they are focusing efforts on sections of the interstates like I-10 and I-49 that have been closed due to icing.

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DOTD closes Alexandria bridge for 3 months
Posted on 9/2/2013 11:44:00 PM.
Motorists in central Louisiana who use the Gillis Long Bridge, which connects Alexandria and Pineville, must find a different travel route. 
The Gillis Long Bridge, also known as the Jackson Street Bridge, will shutdown at 9 AM for the next three months, because of much needed repairs. 
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