DOTD to resume toll operations at La. 1 Tuesday

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Posted on September 10, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 10 at 12:24 PM

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT PRESS RELEASE

Leeville, LA – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces toll operations will resume at the La. 1 Expressway in Leeville on Tuesday, September 11. Tolls will go into effect at 10 a.m.
 
DOTD will be conducting manual toll collections and automated tolls will be collected via Geaux Pass toll tags. The in-lane cash and charge machine was severely damaged when a large truck struck it last month. DOTD expects to have a replacement installed sometime this fall.
 
The tolls had been suspended by DOTD to facilitate evacuation, emergency and protective services once it was determined that Hurricane Isaac would pose a significant threat to the Leeville/Port Fourchon area.
 
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.
 
For more information, please visitwww.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
 

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