Bridge in Louisiana ‘closed until further notice’ after barge accident

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ST MARY PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – A bridge in St. Mary Parish is closed for the foreseeable future after a marine vessel collision.

The collision involved a barge and took place at the Bayou Ramos Bridge.

Repairs need to be made to a section of the bridge and DOTD is providing details about the closure and a detour below:

Road or Lane Status:

UPDATE: Emergency Bridge Closure, LA 182 (US 90 Business) at the Bayou Ramos Bridge, St. Mary Parish

Thursday, December 23, 2021 2:48 PM

UPDATE: The posting of US 90 (Bayou Ramos Bridge) has been temporarily suspended.


Effective immediately, LA 182 (US 90 Business) at the Bayou Ramos Bridge, between Morgan City and Amelia, is closed until further notice due to a collision by a marine vessel.

The detour will consist of US 90, however, the Bayou Ramos Bridge on US 90 is posted 15-25.

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

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