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Louisiana closes Highway 80 bridge in Madison Parish

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Closures U.S. 65 Madison Parish May 19 20

Effective immediately, U.S. Highway 80 in Louisiana’s Madison Parish will be closed at the Bayou Macon Bridge one mile east of the intersection of Louisiana 17 and U.S. 80 near Delhi, La.

This closure is required due to deterioration of bridge components over Bayou Macon. This closure will remain in effect until the damages to the bridge can be fully investigated and all necessary repairs are completed.

The detour route will be Louisiana 17, Interstate 20, Louisiana 577 and U.S. 80.

DOTD reminds motorists to NEVER drive around ‘road closed’ barricades at any time for any reason. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Call 511 or visit www.511la.org for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development website at www.dotd.la.gov, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

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