Detour set for Ramos bridge

MORGAN CITY — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that it will detour truck traffic from the Bayou Ramos Bridge on U.S. 90 near Morgan City. The bridge remains safe for vehicular traffic.

While conducting a recent routine inspection, DOTD bridge inspectors noticed cracks in the bridge. Until repaired, DOTD is limiting the bridge structure to vehicular traffic only. The temporary detour for trucks traveling westbound will include U.S. 90 to La. 662 (Exit 182) to La. 182 to U.S. 90. The temporary detour for trucks traveling eastbound will consist of U.S. 90 to La. 182 (La. 182/La. 70 exit) to La. 662 to U.S. 90.

There is no definite timetable for the repairs to be completed.

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