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RAMP CLOSURE: I-20 eastbound at Exit 47 (Minden), Webster Parish

by Minden Press-Herald

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that I-20 eastbound at Exit 47 (Minden – LA 159/US 371) in Webster Parish will be closed on the night of Tuesday, January 25, 2022 for the purpose of crash attenuator repair.

This ramp closure is scheduled to take place beginning at 8:00 p.m. and will be reopened by 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

A crash attenuator, also known as an impact attenuator, is a device intended to reduce the damage to structures, vehicles, and lessen injuries to motorists resulting from a collision. These devices are designed to absorb the colliding vehicle’s energy.

Alternate Route: Detour signage will be in place. Traffic will be detoured to Exit 49 (LA 531).

Permits/Restrictions: Total ramp closure at the specified location. All vehicles will need to detour.

This work will be performed WEATHER PERMITTING.

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.

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