Installation of barrier rails closes I-220 in Shreveport

Installation of barrier rails closes I-220 in Shreveport
A section of I-220 in north Shreveport is closed until 5 a.m. April 16, the Louisiana highway department reports. (Source: Google Maps)
A section of I-220 in north Shreveport is closed until 5 a.m. April 16, the Louisiana highway department reports. (Source: Google Maps)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The installation of barrier rails is impacting travel on a 3-mile section of Interstate 220 in north Shreveport.

So the Louisiana highway department is advising motorists to use an alternate route.

Eastbound I-220 is closed at Hilry Huckaby III Avenue (Louisiana Highway 173).

And westbound I-220 is closed at North Market Street (Louisiana Highway 1).

That section of I-220 is scheduled to remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reports.

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