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DOTD looks into 'wrong way' roundabout

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A video was sent into Tip10, in it is a car going the wrong way in the Scott roundabout at the intersection of LA 93 and LA 3168.

Melissa Frantz, was a motorists passing through Scott on her way back to Pensacola. She stopped for gas on Monday and says she was taking the most roundabout way to the station.

"Luckily, there was a truck in front of me. I just followed it and it got me where I needed to go," says Frantz, "It's just kind of confusing, because in the roundabout you don't know which entrance is to which gas station or what road is blocked, so you might have to go through it twice."

Many of the drivers we spoke with Monday say it's construction blockades in front of the exits that have made things confusing and say when they are driving in the roundabout they need to think quick to decide which exits are blocked and which one's aren't and that's combined with a serious lack of signage.

"First thing I look for whenever I get off the highway is how to get back on the highway and I didn't see that. All I could see is a bunch of confusion here," says Tom Crandall, who is passing through Scott from Texas.

KLFY contacted the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, who is in charge of the $2 million project, and say they are looking into the situation.

"We are having our traffic engineers go out there and monitor the situation and determine if any additional traffic signage is needed," say DOTD spokeswoman Deidra Druilhet.

Druilhet says they are also looking into possibly fixing the signs they already have.

"We're going to make sure any of our current signs aren't down," says Druilhet.

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