St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

HIGHWAY 18 TRAFFIC NOTICE: Mississippi River Waterline Crossing Project

HIGHWAY 18 TRAFFIC NOTICE: Mississippi River Waterline Crossing Project

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - Grady Crawford Construction Company, Inc, contractor for the Mississippi River Waterline Crossing Project, is scheduled to install the 3,050 foot waterline 75 feet under the Mississippi River on Friday, November 28. 

As a result motorists are asked to drive with caution on Highway 18 in Edgard near the Edgard Water Plant.  Although a complete road closure is not expected, a Sheriff’s detail and flagmen will be onsite for traffic control. Intermittent closures may occur on Hwy 18 while the pipe is pulled over the roadway and levee. 

Delays during the project could cause work to continue on Saturday, November 29. 

 

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