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Road closure on Government Street at Independence to cause traffic delays, officials say

3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago Monday, July 24 2017 Jul 24, 2017 July 24, 2017 3:30 PM July 24, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Alicia Serrano
BATON ROUGE – Drivers can expect significant traffic delays on Government Street at the Independence/Lobdell intersection, due to an upcoming road closure at the location, officials say.
 
The closure will begin on Tuesday, July 25 at 6 a.m. until Monday, July 31 at 6 a.m., according to the Traffic Engineering Division of the City-Parish Department of Transportation and Drainage.

Officials say the closure is necessary for work to improve the road's condition.

Additionally, beginning Saturday, July 29 to Sunday, July 30, southbound lanes traveling east or south will be detoured to Government Street and eastbound lanes traveling east or north will be detoured to southbound Lobdell, officials say. 

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