BREAKING NEWS The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person near the Highway 11 drawbridge in Lake Pontchartrain. Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Driver Killed, Passenger Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash in Vermilion Parish Full Story

DOTD announces start of roundabout construction project in Iberia Parish

Photo courtesy of MGN

Two single-lane roundabouts will be constructed on La. 88 at its intersection with the U.S. 90 westbound and eastbound on/off ramps.

Posted: Feb 18, 2021 8:21 PM

Iberia Parish, LA - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that beginning March 1, 2021, construction will begin on a $7 million roundabout project. Two single-lane roundabouts will be constructed on La. 88 at its intersection with the U.S. 90 westbound and eastbound on/off ramps.

The project will include concrete pavement, base course, asphalt concrete pavement, drainage structures, concrete curb & islands, signing, striping, and related work

Work is estimated to take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting.

There will be intermittent lane closures throughout the project. The road will be open to regular traffic with a 12-foot maximum lane restriction on oversized loads passing through the work zone.

Emergency vehicles will have access to this area.

The project is estimated for completion in fall 2022.

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

DOTD has the following resources in place to assist motorists.

MyDOTD: Motorists can receive information on local projects, lane and road closures, and other DOTD activity by signing up for MyDOTD at www.dotd.la.gov.
511 Traveler Information: Travelers can also find information regarding road closures and traffic by visiting www.511la.org or by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).

Lafayette
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 37°
New Iberia
Clear
44° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 39°
Opelousas
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 39°
Abbeville
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 39°
Jennings
Clear
44° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 41°
New Iberia
Clear
44° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 39°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
39° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 39°
Warm and Quiet Weather this Week

Latest Video

Image

Cool and Sunny Sunday

Image

Early Voting in St. Landry

Image

Church In Eunice Vandalized

Image

cajuns sun belt men's preview

Image

Tracking rain tonight, then clearing up!

Image

Council on Aging Raffle

Image

Al Takes On Delcambre

Image

Louisiana Phase 3, Church

Image

News15 At Noon Turns 3! Celebrate With A Moscow Mule

Image

Easy Easter Basket Ideas

Community Events