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Livingston Parish road detour: La. 63 to close Wednesday, Thursday for railroad repairs | Weather/Traffic – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-11-29 11:55:00 –

According to state officials, the main state roads in Livingston Parish will be closed for two days this week, during which residents are being asked to detour.

According to the State Department of Transportation Development, LA-63 will be closed on Wednesday just north of the intersection with US190 near the Canadian National Railway. The road will be closed from 7am on Wednesday and all traffic in both directions will be closed until 4pm on Thursday.

Roads need to be closed so workers can repair tracks near the road, according to DOTD officials.

The agency wants people to use two detours in those two days. they are:

Northbound Driver: According to Google Maps, US 190 East will return to LA-441 North, LA 1036 North, LA 442 West, LA 63. The detour totals 15 miles and takes about 20 minutes to reconnect to LA-63 North.

Southbound Driver: According to Google Maps, return from LA 442 East to LA 1036 South, LA 441 South, US 190 West, LA 63. The detour is 9 miles in total and takes about 15 minutes to connect to the US190.

“Thanks for your patience, DOTD reminds you to drive the workplace carefully and pay attention to the workers and equipment,” officials said in a press release.

James Finn wrote in The Advocate as a member of the Report For America Corps.Email him JFinn@theadvocate.com Or follow him on Twitter @ RJamesFinn.

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