GRETNA, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces a complete closure of the US 90 B service road in Gretna, at ground level and in both directions, from 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23 to 5 a.m. Monday, March 25, for rehabilitation of a railroad crossing between the Evergreen and Ehret Crossing intersections.
The detour to travel around the closure is the elevated Westbank Expressway. An additional two-lane closure will follow on Monday at 8:30 a.m., in order to allow for the placement of asphalt on the track crossing. All lanes will be reopened by 3:30 p.m.
Drivers may experience travel delays in the area due to the service road closure. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through work zones and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.
For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting www.511la.org. Out of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511)