Stretch of 'Old 51' closed for repairs
RUDDOCK - Old U.S. 51 is closed south of Tangipahoa Parish and into St. John the Baptist so crews can do emergency roadway repairs.
The highway is a scenic thoroughfare between Ponchatoula, Manchac and LaPlace. It runs parallel to the elevated portion of I-55.
The road closed between Manchac and Ruddock and will remain closed until Friday morning.
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