There is congestion at time on US 61 (Airline Hwy) in LaPlace area between Magnolia and Hemlock due to the Road Construction Improvements being made by the LA Dept of Highways.
The Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) will continue alternating northbound and southbound left lane closures on US 61 (Airline Hwy) at Belle Terre Boulevard for pavement widening to extend the left turn lane from US 61 to Belle Terre Boulevard.
One lane in each direction will be open at all times. Reduced speed limits will be posted. Motorist may experience a 15 minute delay. Please drive with caution through the work site and be on the lookout for work crews and equipment.
Construction is in relation to a $1,994,912.95 project that includes a double left turn lane from southbound Airline Hwy (toward New Orleans) to Belle Terre Blvd, drainage work, widening of the existing roadway, construction of curb and gutter, and a curbed median.
St John the Baptist Parish