Weather permitting, final repairs will be made to Barataria Bridge after barge damage

Louisiana News

Barataria Bridge photo by Tim Kerner (WGNO)

BARATARIA, La. (WDSU) —Final adjustments to the Barataria Bridge could be affected by weather this week.

Last week a barge hit the Barataria Bridge, which is closed to traffic Monday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for repairs.

The bridge is the only route for people to cross the bayou.

Crews spent the weekend repairing it, using a crane to put the roadway back into service.

Weather allowing, final repairs would be completed between the time frame provided Monday.

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