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LA 20: Improvements at LA 3127

Construction for State Project H.012073 LA 20: Improvements at LA 3127 is anticipated to begin July 26, 2021. This project is 0.125 miles in St. James Parish. The type of work includes grading, drainage structures, milling asphalt concrete, class II base course, lime treatment, asphalt concrete pavement, and related work at cost of $438,944.38. This project will add a designated right turn lane for traffic turning from northbound LA 20 to eastbound LA 3127.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists of the active construction zone. Motorists will have access to travel the roadway, but should anticipate delays due to work zone conditions. Specific intermittent lane closures will be announced at a later date, but will be restricted to the following:

  • 8:00 PM Monday to 4:00 AM Tuesday
  • 8:00 PM Tuesday to 4:00 AM Wednesday
  • 8:00 PM Wednesday to 4:00 AM Thursday
  • 8:00 PM Thursday to 4:00 AM Friday
  • 8:00 PM Friday to 4:00 AM Monday

No permit or oversize loads greater than 12’ feet wide will be able to pass.

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

Scott Lobell, P.E., P.L.S.
Project Engineer ~ District 61
Office (225) 675-5320


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 dotdcs@la.gov, 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. Please let us know how we may better serve you: Customer Service Survey.