VIDEO: Rainy weather causing issues along road in Tangipahoa Parish

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DOTD: Section of LA 442 closed due to cross drain failure

Randy Bush

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – Today has been a rough day for motorists because of the ongoing rain in the area.

Those in Tangipahoa Parish are getting hit particularly hard by the deluge.

Randy Bush provided this video which shows a section of LA 442.

Louisiana DOTD provided this information about the road closure along LA 442:

EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE: LA 442, between Puls Rd. and Finch Ln. (east of Tangipahoa River Bridge) will be closed in both directions until further notice due to a cross drain failure.

SUGGESTED DETOUR:

Motorists traveling east may take LA 1065 south to LA 1064, then east to LA 443, then north to re-intersect LA 442.

Motorists traveling west may take LA 443 south to LA 1064, then west to LA 1065, then north to re-intersect LA 442.

This notice will be updated as conditions change and repairs are scheduled.

DOTD reminds motorists to stay alert to hazardous conditions, drive only when necessary, and drive with caution.

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