Alternating lane closures are occurring on the Intracoastal Bridges

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For commuters who use the Intracoastal Bridges, the last month or more has not been pleasant.

It may not get any better over the next week as DOTD has scheduled repairs for the Port Allen Bridge.

The good news is that the repairs are occurring overnight.

The interim repairs are happening from Friday, March 15th through Friday, March 22. 

DOTD said, “there will be alternating lane closures on the Northbound and Southbound Intracoastal Bridges, between the hours of 7:00 PM and 4:00 AM.”

DOTD provided details about the repair schedule below:

Northbound Bridge:

  • Saturday March 16th 7:00 pm – Monday March 18th 4:00 am – Joint Replacement 
  • Monday March 18th – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Joint Replacement
  • Tuesday March 19th – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Joint Replacement
  • Wednesday March 20th – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Joint Replacement
  • Thursday March 21st – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Joint Replacement
  • Friday March 22nd – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Joint Replacement

Southbound Bridge:

  • Saturday March 16th 7:00 pm – Monday March 18th 4:00 am – Guardrail Work
  • Monday March 18th – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Guardrail Work
  • Tuesday March 19th – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Guardrail Work
  • Wednesday March 20th – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Guardrail Work
  • Thursday March 21st – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Guardrail Work
  • Friday March 22nd – 7:00 pm – 4:00 am Guardrail Work

According to the DOTD, “any steel plates with rubberized mats will only be on the Northbound bridge.” 

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