December Holiday Travel

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December 13, 2016

Baton Rouge:  The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s Secretary, Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D., announced today that oversize and overweight vehicle movement on all State highways will be prohibited on Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25, 2016 in observance of the Christmas holidays. In observance of the New Year holiday, oversize and overweight vehicle movement will be prohibited on Saturday, December 31 and Sunday, January 1, 2017. The prohibition does not apply to the Secretary’s December 8 waiver order for housing units and mobile classrooms. 

Wilson said the decision was made in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety, Office of State Police, to provide maximum safety for motorists traveling on State highways during this holiday.

The Truck Permit Office will be closed Friday, December 23, through Monday, December 26, 2016 and Monday, January 2, 2017.

  http://wwwapps.dotd.la.go v/administration/announcements /announcement.aspx?key=12 763

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