Though the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development isn't expecting any total closures of the area, they are notifying all motorists that beginning this coming Monday, April 8, they should anticipate intermittent lane and ramp closures at the LA 3132 and LA 511 (W. 70th Street) interchange in Shreveport.

This Work Will Be Done In Advance Of New Amazon Facility In The Area

For those with inquiring minds, this work is being conducted via a permit by Amazon’s contractor in relation to a new facility that will be located in the vicinity of the LA 511/Buncombe Road intersection.

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The purpose of the work is to make adjustments to the turn lanes at this location in order to allow for improved traffic flow, and is anticipated to take approximately 30 days to complete.

Yes, You'll Still Be Able To Exit Onto W. 70th During The Work

Motorists will be able to access LA 511 from LA 3132 during the course of this work.

As with all DOTD projects, this work will be done weather permitting, so inclement weather could delay or extend construction estimates.

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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.

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.

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