Traffic incidents and road conditions on LA-490 in Louisiana

Traffic Related Events

No events of this type reported by DOTD.

Accidents & Incident Alerts

Restrictions  Active

Truck Restrictions on LA-490 Both Directions at Sunk Hill Rd
Commercial trailer traffic is not allowed. Trucks are recommended to avoid the area. CARS4-63578
Start Date: Nov 27, 11:27AM
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ID: ERS--727

Road Closures

No events of this type reported by DOTD.

Roadwork

Bridge Inspection  Upcoming

Lanes Alternating
Bridge Inspection on LA-490 Both Directions from DC Walker Rd to Wise Rd. Lanes Alternating. Starting 4/19/2024 8:00 AM and Ending 4/19/2024 4:00 PM.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weather permitting, Bridge #083508351002301 on LA 490 over BAYOU BOURBEAUX will be reduced to one lane for routine bridge inspection. The bridge is located 2.3 miles East of LA 1 and LA 490 near Chopin, LA. Permit/Detour section No detour will be needed as one lane will be open at all times. Please no wide loads. Safety Reminder DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution around the construction sites and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment. Additional Information Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org. Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov and the DOTD Facebook page.
Start Date: Apr 19, 8:00AM (4 days)
End Date  : Apr 19, 4:00PM
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ID: ERS--59362

Bridge Inspection  Upcoming

Lanes Alternating
Bridge Inspection on LA-490 Both Directions from Parish Rd to Parish Rd. Lanes Alternating. Starting 4/19/2024 8:00 AM and Ending 4/19/2024 4:00 PM.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weather permitting, Bridge #083508351004491 on LA 490 over CANE RIVER will be reduced to one lane for routine bridge inspection. The bridge is located 1.3 miles East of the intersection of LA 490 with LA 3279, near Chopin, LA. Permit/Detour section No detour will be needed as one lane will be open at all times. Please no wide loads. Safety Reminder DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution around the construction sites and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment. Additional Information Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region on which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information Web site at www.511la.org. Additionally, you can follow the Traffic Management Center on Twitter: (@Alex Traffic). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @ www.dotd.la.gov and the DOTD Facebook page.
Start Date: Apr 19, 8:00AM (4 days)
End Date  : Apr 19, 4:00PM
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ID: ERS--59360
NOT intended for emergency use. For emergencies visit DOTD for more information.