US 71 in both directions: Road construction, intermittent lane closure, because of road maintenance activities.
US 71 in both directions: Road construction.
Between LA 158 and LA 471 (1 mile north of the Colfax area). Road construction work is in progress. A lane is closed intermittently because of road maintenance activities. Until December 15, 2017 at about 11:59PM CST.

Web Comment: The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning on Monday, November 13, 2017, construction work will begin on the State Route listed below. The work will consist of surfacing the roadway with skid resistant material. Temporary alternating lane closures will be associated with this project. The project is expected to be completed in December 2017. Route: US 71 between LA 158 and LA 471 Dates: Monday, November 13, 2017 thru December 15, 2017 Permit Section: There are no width restrictions at this time. Safety Reminder: 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. Additional Information Call (318) 561-5100 or (800) 542-3509 or 511 or visit for additional information. Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website @, by selecting MYDOTD, the Way to Geaux Application for iPhone or Android devices, the DOTD Facebook page or the LA DOTD Twitter page, @Alex_Traffic for further information and details.
US 71 in both directions: Road construction.
Map of US 71 in both directions: Road construction.
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