SHREVEPORT, La. (KMSS) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that beginning Monday, April 1, construction work will begin on La. 511 (East 70th Street), from La. 523 (Line Avenue) to Fern Avenue.
During construction activities, traffic will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound and westbound direction. The improvement project will widen the eastbound and westbound lanes of La. 511 between Fern Avenue and Creswell Road and construct a center turn lane. In addition, the project will resurface the existing roadway.
Construction is expected to take approximately one year to complete and motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.