Capital Drive near Port of Greater Baton Rouge to close Dec. 10 – 14

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Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD)

PORT ALLEN, La. (The West Side Journal) – Beginning on Thursday, Dec. 10, Capital Drive going to the Port of Greater Baton Rouge will be closed in both directions near Ernest Wilson Drive.

The road will be closed from Thursday, Dec. 10 to Monday, Dec. 14.

This road closure is needed to modify the railroad spur connecting to the Port of Greater Baton Rouge.

During this complete closure, Capital Drive traffic will have to follow the signed detour route.

Drivers should be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment and are reminded to drive with caution through construction sites.

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The West Side Journal, located in Port Allen, Louisiana serves as the official journal of West Baton Rouge Parish. The newspaper’s roots run deep in the West Baton Rouge community, as the earliest dates of publication reach back to the mid-1800s.

The current editor is Breanna Smith, an alumna of Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication and native of Baton Rouge. Contributing writers to the Journal are members of the West Side community.

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