BATON ROUGE – La. 1 (Hospital Rd) near the intersection of LA 10/LA 1 in New Roads will be completely closed to traffic starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 thru 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

This closure is needed for crews to remove and replace the KCS Railroad crossing at this location of La. 1.

Detour route will be signed as follows, traveling south on La. 1: continue east (straight) on La. 10; turn right onto La. 10B/La. 1B (Parent St.); turn right onto La. 1B (New Roads St.); turn right onto La. 413 (W Main St.) to La. 1 South.

Traveling north on La 1: continue east (straight) on La. 413 (W Main St.); turn left onto La. 1B (New Roads St.); turn left onto La. 10B/La. 1B (Parent St.); turn left onto La. 10 to La. 1 North.

Wide and other permit loads will not be allowed to pass thru the detour route and are to contact the LA DOTD permit office for an alternate route.