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UPDATE: REOPENED – Urban I-49 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish

by Minden Press-Herald

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that urban I-49 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish has been REOPENED effective immediately.

This includes the northbound lanes of I-49 between LA 526 and I-20, as well as the southbound lanes from I-20 to LA 3132.

I-49 north from I-220 to the Mira Myrtis interchange remains closed at this time. Further updates will be issued as conditions change.

DOTD’s emergency personnel will continue to monitor upcoming weather situations and will scout the area for safety on the
roadways. Crews will be mobilized as needed in the event an area is threatened by severe weather conditions.

Safety Reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through areas that may be affected by accumulations of ice on the roadways, especially on elevated surfaces. Please be on the lookout for crews and their equipment.

Visit or download the Louisiana 511 mobile app for additional information. 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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