St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Central Avenue Lane Closure Update

Central Avenue Lane Closure Update

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 5:00 p.m.

The St. John the Baptist Parish Utilities Department is working to temporarily re-open the southbound lane on Central Avenue between 413 Central Avenue and Don’s Supermarket until the morning.  The lane is expected to re-open by 10:00 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, March 5.

Beginning at 9:00 a.m. crews will close the southbound lane between 413 Central and Don’s Supermarket to pour asphalt and complete the project.  This lane closure will affect motorists traveling Southbound on Central Avenue (from Airline to the River Road).  Residents will have access to their homes and businesses. 

During construction, motorists will be directed around the work; however, motorists are encouraged to use the alternate routes if possible.

The asphalt work is expected to be completed by the end of the day on Wednesday, March 6 and the road will then re-open.