Update: Arkansas Road is now open after sinkhole repairs

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Update: The road is now open.

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Emergency Road Closure LA 616(Arkansas Road)/Ouachita Parish

Courtesy: DOTD

LA 616 (Arkansas Rd.) was closed 0.25 miles west of its junction with LA 617 this morning at approximately 1:00 am due to a large hole that had developed in the roadway. The Department is working with the Contractor to have the hole repaired and LA 616 reopened as soon as possible.

No formal detour route has been established

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.