Daytime Closures Scheduled for Interstate 10, Johnston Street and Bridge on Ambassador Caffery in Lafayette, Louisiana
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - As we begin the month of March, there are quite a few traffic closures scheduled to happen this week on bridges and roads across Lafayette and the surrounding areas.
One closure on I-10 has been added to the schedule for this week and a couple of traffic closures in Lafayette have been rescheduled for a different day this week.
Daytime Traffic Closures Happening on I-10 in St. Martin Parish
Louisiana DOTD has added this one to the schedule: the inside lane of I-10 westbound will be closed daily from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. from today until Friday, March 3. Crews are performing finishing work on the concrete median barrier from mile marker 114 to mile marker 109.
Emergency vehicles will have access through the work area, but may encounter delays.
There is no detour.
Traffic Closures Happening on US 90 in Both Directions
Beginning tonight and lasting until Friday, March 3rd, there will be nightly lane closures happening on US 90 northbound and southbound as DOTD crews are installing temporary precast concrete barriers and install pavement markings along the roadway.
More specifically, the lane closures are happening on the outside travel lane on the highway from Albertson Parkway to Young Street each night from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. the following morning.
The road is open to regular traffic with a 12-foot lane restriction on oversized loads passing through the work zone.
Emergency vehicles will have access to the area but may encounter delays.
No detour is necessary.
Daytime Traffic Closures Happening at Johnston Street Intersection for Next 2 Months
UPDATE: This closure was changed from a complete lane closure to a lane closure.
The J-Turn installation project continues on Johnston Street, which will cause traffic closures at its intersection with Duhon Road/Southcity Parkway as DOTD says workers will be building additional turn lanes on Johnston Street at the intersection.
The left turn lanes in the southbound and northbound directions at the intersection will be closed beginning at Friday, March 3 at 7:00 a.m. until Monday, May 1, 2023, weather permitting.
Also, the Johnston Street crossovers at Palms Boulevard/Chateau Des Lions Boulevard and Middlepark Drive/Fountainhead Drive will be permanently closed to vehicular traffic on Friday, March 3rd.
New Roundabout Being Built on Gloria Switch Road & Mills Street
Another roundabout is being built in Lafayette, this one at the intersection of W. Gloria Switch Road and Mills Street.
Construction on the north portion of that roundabout began in January as Mills Street from Benoit Road to LA 98 (W. Gloria Switch Rd.) is closed until Monday, April 3rd.
- The detour for northbound traffic will be LA 98 (Gloria Switch) east to Desoto Rd., north to Benoit Rd and west to Mills St.
- The detour for southbound traffic will be Benoit Rd. east to Desoto Rd., south to LA 98 (Gloria Switch) and west to Mills St.
- Emergency vehicles have not had access through the area and should utilize the detour routes.