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Highway 182 bridge over the Atchafalaya River will be closed until further notice pending inspection by Louisiana DOTD

The Highway 182 bridge over the Atchafalaya River will be closed until further notice pending inspection by Louisiana DOTD.

Posted: Jul 19, 2021 3:58 PM

According to St.Mary Parish Sheriff's Office, LA 182 Bridge over the Atchafalaya River was closed in both directions due to a traffic incident on the Berwick side on Sunday July 18, 20221. The bridge will be closed until further notice pending inspection by Louisiana DOTD.

The Highway 182 Bridge over the Atchafalaya River was closed during the morning commute on Monday morning. DOTD crews will be coming in to perform repairs and inspection.

Sheriff Blaise Smith advises motorists to plan ahead and expect some delays. Also, with the ongoing construction on the Highway 90 Bridge, motorists are advised to slow down and leave space between themselves and the vehicle in front of them.

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