Many rail crossing to be repaired

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advises the public that LA 6, Sabine Parish, will be closed at the Kansas City Southern Railroad track. The work is being done at 0.75 miles west of the intersection of US 171 and LA 6 (Milepost 17.73 and is on Control Section 034-02). The closure will be Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 8:00 AM with a reopening to traffic at 12:00 PM on Friday, August 17, 2018. The closure is for Kansas City Southern Railroad to replace the track panel and the crossing surface.

The roadway will be closed completely to all traffic during this time.

The detour will be LA 6 to US 171 to LA 171 Business to LA 475 to LA 191 to LA 6 .

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.

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.

Call (318) 561-5100 or (800) 542-3509 or 511 or visit for additional information. Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @cenlatraffic for further information.

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