St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Road Closure: LA 44, Reserve

Road Closure: LA 44, Reserve

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH –  Beginning Wednesday, June 3 at 7 a.m. through Monday, June 8  at 5 p.m., LA 44 (River Road) will be closed to through traffic at the Lions Water Plant, 2062 LA 44 Reserve, in relation to ongoing Utilities projects.

Motorists are asked to use caution when driving near the work site and be on the lookout for work crews and equipment. Emergency responders have developed alternate plans for response.


  • Eastbound motorists will be detoured north on LA 637 for 1.5 miles to US 61, west on US 61 for 3.6 miles to the junction of LA 54, then south on LA 54 for 2.3 miles to the junction of LA 44
  • The detour for west bound LA 44 motorist will be LA 54 north to US 61, east on US 61 to LA 637, then south on LA 637 to LA 44