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Road Work Update For Wednesday July 21 - 22, 2021

Contact: Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller
(985) 748-3211

AMITE—Traffic will be detoured around the railroad tracks on LA 16 in Amite for approximately 1.5 days next week as crews complete asphalt-related work and repairs at the crossing, Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said today.

DOTD reports LA 16 will be closed at the railroad tracks starting at 6 a.m., on Wednesday, July 21, and continuing through approximately 6 p.m., on Thursday, July 22, for repairs.

Miller said DOTD will post detour signs during the construction period. He reminds motorists to expect delays due to the road work at that high-traffic crossing.

Miller said that in addition to the rail work, Tangipahoa Parish has much local road work planned during the week of July 19 including:

*Asphalt overlay on Brumfield, Midway, Buckles Lane, Old Genessee, Webster, Michelli, Steptoe, and Dykes;

*Asphalt patching on Dykes, Steptoe, Ruffino, Wilson, North Cooper, and Arline;

*Milling on Ruffino and North Cooper; 

*Shoulder work on Wheat Crest, Phoenix Square, North Oak, Dummyline, East Hoover, Caroline, Ruth, Harvey, and Lafitte;

* Three-course treatment work on J Rowden, Voight, St. Alexander, and Arline.

Signs will be posted on the day of construction, and Miller reminds motorists to use alternate routes, where possible, due to traffic delays during the construction period.

For more information on Tangipahoa Parish road work, go to or check out the Tangipahoa Parish Government social media channels on Facebook and Twitter.

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