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DOTD Announces Emergency Endom Bridge Closure

Bridge Closed
Michael Swan
Bridge Closed

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that, effective immediately, the Endom Bridge over the Ouachita River in Ouachita Parish is closed due to an electrical issue.

At this time, there is no time frame for the closure. DOTD crews are currently assessing the situation. DOTD will issue an update when further information becomes available.

Restrictions/Permits: Total road closure at the specified location. All vehicles will need to utilize an alternate route.

Alternate Route: Detour signage will be in place.

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

Additional information:
Call 511, visit, or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.