St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Road Closures: LA 18

Road Closures: LA 18

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

St. John the Baptist Parish – The LA Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) will be closing LA 18 (River Road) on the Westbank of St. John Parish to through traffic at three points from 6 am to 7 pm, Wednesday, October 21, Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23 for installation of drainage pipes.

The point of closure on Wednesday, Oct. 21 will be 10.9 miles west of the St. Charles/ St. John the Baptist Parish line around 4737 LA 18 and the entrance of Evergreen Plantation).

The point of closure on Thursday, Oct. 22 will be 6.5 miles west of the St. Charles/ St. John the Baptist Parish line near 2899 LA 18 and the Edgard Water Plant.

The point of closure on Friday, Oct. 23 will be at the St. Charles/St. John the Baptist Parish line.

There will be no through traffic for motorists at these locations. LA DOTD and the contractor have posted detour and road closure signs to notify motorists of alternative routes. 

The Communications Department is also sending additional notifications to residents. In an effort to continue daily services and safety, emergency responders, school officials and garbage collection are aware of the closures and have made necessary contingency plans.

Road closure information will also be posted on the St. John Parish website at www.sjbparish.com, government access channel (15/99) and social media pages.

Detour:

For the closures on Wed. Oct. 21 and Thurs. Oct. 22:

LA 18 Eastbound motorists can avoid this work zone by detouring south on LA 3213 to LA 3127, east on LA 3127 to LA 640, then north on 640 to LA 18.

LA 18 Westbound motorists can avoid this work zone by detouring south on LA 640 to LA 3127, west on LA 3127 to LA 3213, then north on LA 3213 to LA 18.

Wednesday, Oct 21

 

Thursday, Oct 22

For the closure on Friday Oct. 23:

LA 18 Eastbound motorists can avoid this work zone by detouring south on LA 640 to LA 3127, east on LA 3127 to LA 3141, then north on LA 3141 to LA 18. LA 18 Westbound motorists can avoid this work zone by detouring south on LA 3141 to LA 3127, west on LA 3127 to LA 640, then north on LA 640 to LA 18.

 

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