Emergency Bridge Closure in Lafayette Parish
In a press release from Lafayette Public Works Department, the Gendarme Road Bridge between Kilchrist Road and Joli Road is now closed for 8 months as the three-span timber bridge will be replaced with a three-span concrete bridge. The bridge is located about 0.5 miles south of Kilchrist Road and 1.5 miles north of Joli Road.
There are detour routes posted.
Johnston Street Nightly Lane Closures Happening Next Week
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development crews will be working on Johnston Street in Lafayette next week as they will be widening pavement and installing signs and signal poles in a couple of stretches of the popular roadway.
- Northbound Right Lane of Johnston Street between Aqueduct Drive and E. Broussard Road: Will be closed on Monday night from 7:30 PM until 6:00 AM the following morning.
- Southbound Right Lane of Johnston Street between Bellevue Plantation Road and W. Broussard Road: Will be closed on Tuesday night from 9:30 PM until 8:30 AM the following morning.
Completion Date Given for Construction on Congress Street at Guilbeau Road Intersection
Reminder: A completion date has been given for the road work that has shut down straight-through traffic at the intersection - Monday, July 26th.
Federal Funds to Fix These 5 “Curvy,” Accident-Prone Roads in Lafayette Parish