Magnolia Bridge Replacement Update

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Submitted by Rep. Richardson’s Office

    Current: The contractor is driving piles, forming and pouring caps, casting and setting girders and forming decks. They have driven 132 of the 168 piles, poured 19 of the 28 caps and set 112 of the 216 girders. Currently, they are setting forms for the first desk pour.

    Completed: The contractor has completed the embankment for the bridge approaches.

Above: Looking East from the East Baton Rouge side of the Amite River

    For questions or comments, contact DOTD’s Customer Service Center at 1-877-4LA-DOTD (1-877-452-3683) or e-mail The center is open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also visit the project’s Web page by going to and clicking on "Projects" from the Programs & Projects section of the main menu on the left-hand side of the page and selecting the LA 64 Magnolia Bridge Replacement Project link. You can also follow the La. 64 Magnolia Bridge Replacement Project on Facebook. Again, we thank you for your feedback and patience during this construction. Additionally, at your convenience, please let us know how we are doing by filling out our Customer Service Survey.  State Project Number: 262-31-0016Start date: October 2010Finish date: Fall 2012Cost: $19.9 MillionContractor: L & A Contracting Co. of Hattiesburg, MS

1 Comment

  1. Andrew Kuhlman

    August 25, 2011 at 11:07 am

    Great to see road work done at such a quick pace! Wish all the road work around the area was done in this manor.

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