Rotting timbers force Little Sandy Creek bridge closed
BATON ROUGE - City workers closed a bridge in East Baton Rouge Parish due to emergency concerns Tuesday.
The Department of Public Works closed the Port Hudson Pride Road Bridge over Little Sandy Creek near Zachary. Engineers said some of the support timbers were rotting, and it needs to be evaluated and repaired.
DPW said the anticipate the bridge could take three months to check, fix, and reopen.
The Port Hudson Pride Road Bridge is located between Reames Rd and Edwards Rd. Officials are directing drivers to take a detour route from Reames Rd to Jackson Rd to Liberty Rd (LA 409).