City announces street closure

Weather permitting, Baldwin Street between the South Service Road and Lee Avenue as well as Lee between Howard Street and Baldwin Street will be closed to through traffic beginning 8 a.m. today until further notice. The City of Ruston has announced the closure is necessary for the Monroe Street Corridor Project development.

The multimillion-dollar project involves realignment of streets, new road surfaces, new drainage facilities, 12’ wide sidewalks and multi-use paths, efficient LED lighting, and relocation of electrical and fiber optic utilities underground.

The City of Ruston apologizes for the duration and impact of this closure. For any emergencies, please call 318-255-1316.

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