LA 31/Main Hwy resurfacing is running into problems, as the asphalt mix as well as cross section sloping has been called into question by DOTD inspectors. This is the equipment and materials staging area near the St. Martin Public Safety Complex, an area where problems have been encountered.(Mary L Terry)
Big problems are afoot for the overlay project on LA 31/Main Hwy. Newly-laid asphalt is buckling and cracking, and the issues involved go further than that.
It’s a well-known fact that road surfaces don’t last long on south Louisiana soil. Asphalt overlays like the one underway on La31/Main Hwy between Parks and Ruth often have to be done twice as frequently here as in other areas.