LA 42 in both directions: Road construction.
LA 42 in both directions: Road construction.
Between US 61 and LA 44 (3 to 6 miles west of the Port Vincent area). Road construction work is in progress.

Web Comment: The project will widen 3.7 miles of La. 42 from two to four lanes between U.S. 61 (Airline Highway) and La. 44 (North Burnside Avenue). In addition, a 6-foot sidewalk will be constructed on the north side of the roadway, and a 10-foot bicycle / pedestrian shared-use path will be constructed on the south side of the roadway. The first phase of the project began in March 2014, and includes clearing land and installing a new parish sewer system. The $8.7 million project, awarded to Wharten-Smith, Inc., is estimated for completion in early 2017. The second phase of the project begins in November 2017 for the roadway portion of the widening project. The $27.5 million project, awarded to Barber Brothers Contracting Company, LLC, is estimated for completion in spring 2020.
LA 42 in both directions: Road construction.
Map of LA 42 in both directions: Road construction.
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