Construction Permits

Construction Permit Requirements

Construction Permits are required and are issued by the Traffic Engineering Division for any type of road closure or lane closure for any type of work including deliveries, curb cuts, and utility repairs. The requirements are:

  • Requests should be submitted at least seven days prior to the date of the closure.
  • In case of an emergency that causes the need for a road closure, please notify the Traffic Engineering Division at 225-389-3246 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or 225-389-4603 at night and on weekends.
  • All construction closures must be adequately signed as shown in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). For assistance, call the Traffic Engineering Division at 225-389-3246.