Lake Charles, LA —  The 1200 Block of Lakeshore Drive will be temporarily closed for a week beginning October 17 thru October 23, according to a City of Lake Charles press release. Both lanes between Clarence Street and Park Avenue will be closed to traffic to allow maintenance to the Pithon Coulee Pump Station.

Motorists are encouraged to drive with caution in the area, and be aware of posted signs. Detour routes include Park Avenue and Clarence Street, and northbound drivers traveling on Lake Street to downtown should detour along Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive.