There will be one lane of traffic closed on the Evangeline Thruway next Monday, September 25 during the day.

Louisiana Department of Transporation and Development officials say that a portion of the Southeast Evangeline Thruway in St. Martin Parish, which is 90 eastbound, will be closed for several hours while repairs are made.

The work will be on 90 eastbound about 0.7 miles east of Louisiana Highway 92, and it will start at 7 o'clock that morning.

The road repairs are expected to wrap up at around 4 o'clock Monday afternoon.

The road will be open for the usual drivers with the exception of larger loads. DOTD officials says that the area with have a 12-foot lane restriciton for any bigger loads coming down the roadway.

DOTD is asking resident to use caution in this work zone just like any other work/construction zone in our area.