US 80 Louisville Bridge Closure Notifications
May 31, 2013
The US 80 Bridge (also known as the Louisville Avenue Bridge or Lee Joyner Bridge) across the Ouachita River will be closed to all vehicular traffic and pedestrians for two separate 4-week periods in order to replace the main bearings on each side of the bridge. Public Notification of the bridge closure was originally posted by the contractor’s representation on May 8, 2013.
• Saturday, June 1st, 2013 through Sunday, June 30th, 2013.
• Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 through Sunday, August 11th, 2013.
In conjunction with the US 80 Bridge closure, a number of I-20 ramps and local streets will be closed to all traffic to facilitate traffic flow. These closures will also begin Saturday, June 1, 2013.
I-20 Ramps and Local Street Closures
o I-20 Westbound – S. 2nd St/Layton St Exit 117D Ramp
o I-20 Westbound - Calypso St Entrance Ramp
o I-20 Eastbound – Layton St Entrance Ramp
o Local street - Catalpa/South 2nd St, between Calypso St and Layton Ave
o Local street - Walnut St, immediately north of DeSiard St
• West Monroe
o I-20 Westbound - 5th St Exit 116A Ramp
o I-20 Eastbound – 5th St Entrance Ramp
o Local street - Riverfront St, between Commerce St and Coleman Ave
Restrictions – Closed to all vehicular traffic
Detour for the US 80 Bridge closure will be via LA 34, I-20 and US 165 Business
No formal detours will be established for the I-20 ramps and local streets