Highway work to affect I-20 in Louisiana

Published 11:24 am Thursday, January 12, 2012

Lanes of Interstate 20 from the Mississippi River Bridge through Mound will be alternately closed between Monday and May 31 for work on three Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development projects.

While electronic sensors are installed for the weigh station at Delta, lanes on the eastbound and westbound sides of the four-lane highway will be closed.

Additionally, between Jan. 23 and May 31, I-20 traffic near Tallulah will be moved to the shoulder of the road while workers replace the light system at the interchange with U.S. 65.

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From Monday to May 22, a 10.8-mile section of I-20 from Richmond, La., to Mound will be reduced to one lane for a grading and repaving project.