The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Monday, May 8, 2023 at approximately 9:00 a.m., the LA 3144 (Edgewood Drive) on and off-ramps at US 167 (Pineville Expressway) southbound in Rapides Parish will be closed.
These ramp closures are anticipated to last until mid-June 2023, weather permitting, and are part of ongoing construction related to the Pineville Expressway repair project.
In order to help alleviate congestion and delays, all truck traffic is encouraged to avoid utilizing US 167 between I-49 and US 165 and to seek an alternate route when possible.
There will be a 12’ lane restriction on US 167 associated with these lane closures.
US 167 Soutbound to LA 3144:
Traffic will exit on US 165 and take a left onto US 165 northbound. Traffic will then take a right onto US 165-B, then left onto LA 3144.
LA 3144 to US 167 Southbound:
Traffic will continue on LA 3144 toward US 165-B. Traffic will turn right onto US 165-B, then left on US 165 southbound. Traffic will then turn left onto US 167 southhbound.
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.
Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.
Call 511, visit www.511la.org, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.