St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

River Road Closure

River Road Closure

Monday, June 27, 2016

St. John the Baptist Parish – The Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) will be closing LA 44 (River Road) between LA 53 (Central Avenue) and LA 54 to through traffic on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., due to work being performed at a plant site, weather permitting. Motorists should use an alternate route.


• Westbound motorists should take LA 53 (Central Avenue) to US 61 (Airline Hwy), then US 61 (Airline Hwy) to LA 54 to re-intersect with LA 44.

• Eastbound motorists should take LA 54 to US 61 (Airline Hwy), then US 61 (Airline Hwy) to LA 53 (Central Avenue) to re-intersect with LA 44.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the work site and be on the lookout for work crews and equipment.