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Traffic Alert

Harper Bayou Bridge in Madison Parish to close for repairs



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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning Monday, Aug. 24, the Harper Bayou Bridge on Louisiana Route 603 in Madison Parish near Afton, will be closed approximately 5 miles east of U.S. Highway 65 to make necessary bridge repairs.

The bridge repairs are anticipated to be complete Friday, Sept. 25. The detour route will be Louisiana Route 603 and Highway 65.

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 through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

For more information, call 511 or visit

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