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  • DOTD Photo

    DOTD Linton Road Bridge Update

    Posted May 19, 2022
    According to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, the Linton Road bridge replacement project over Cypress Black Bayou Reservoir in north Bossier Parish is making progress as it moves toward completion.
  • Sewer

    Airline Drive Sewer Project

    Posted May 19, 2022
    Commercial development along north Airline Dr. is continuing at a rapid pace and contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are moving ahead with an extension of the parish's sewer system to help accommodate new businesses.
  • Hwy Department

    Bossier Parish Police Jury Highway Department Update

    Posted May 2, 2022
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews are busy keeping up with maintenance and repair of parish roads while also lending a helping hand to other parish entities when needed.
  • Bossier Parish

    U.S. Hwy. 80 and Bellevue Road Project

    Posted Apr 3, 2022
    An open house Thursday presented by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development introduced area residents to a proposed project designed to improve safety at one of the parish’s busiest intersections.
  • Pool Road Constructions Continues

    Poole Road Construction Continues

    Posted Mar 29, 2022
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury continue to make progress on reconstruction of Poole Rd. in the southern part of the parish. Poole Rd. is one of more than 30 parish asphalt roads that were damaged during floods of 2015 and 2016.
  • Lane Closures

    LA Hwy 3 Lane Closures

    Posted Mar 24, 2022
    Work is scheduled to begin Friday, March 25 on a project to increase volume for turn lanes off LA Hwy. 3 (Benton Rd.) onto I-220, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • ARKANSAS LINE RD CLOSURE 03-23-2022

    Arkansas Line Road Bridge Replacement

    Posted Mar 23, 2022
    Bossier Parish’s highway department will be replacing a bridge on Arkansas Line Rd. beginning Wednesday, March 23 and closure is expected to last 7-10 days (weather permitting).
  • DOTD

    Upcoming Road Closures

    Posted Mar 23, 2022
    A pair of closures that will impact local motorists have been announced by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Oversize Load

    Oversize Load Stop

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    A recent stop of an oversized load on a parish road by the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit (CVEU) points to a problem that potentially could cost parish taxpayers millions of dollars in repairs to vital infrastructure.
  • Chalybeate Springs Rd.

    Chalybeate Springs Bridge

    Posted Mar 11, 2022
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews will begin work Tuesday, March 15, to replace a bridge on Chalybeate Springs Rd., located 1.8 miles east off LA Hwy. 3 in north Bossier Parish.
  • Oglee Rd. bridge

    Oglee Road Bridge Update

    Posted Mar 8, 2022
    Reconstruction of the Oglee Rd. bridge, located just off Shiloh Rd. and LA Hwy. 157 north of Plain Dealing, began Tuesday with police jury highway department workers removing the wood structure in favor of large culverts.
  • Oglee Bridge Work

    Oglee Road Bridge Closure; Fire Tower Road Bridge Completed

    Posted Mar 7, 2022
    Work by the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s highway department to replace the bridge on Fire Tower Rd. has been completed and the road is now open to traffic.
  • Linton Road

    Linton Road Projects Update

    Posted Mar 1, 2022
    A section of Linton Rd. from Airline Dr. to Old Palmetto Rd. has been opened to traffic with the completion of a new bridge over Flat River and extension of the roadway to eliminate a hazardous curve at the bridge site.
  • Road Work

    Road and Bridge Repair Work

    Posted Mar 1, 2022
    Police Jury highway department crews are targeting northern Bossier Parish with two road repair projects and one bridge replacement.
  • Fire Tower Road

    Fire Tower Road Bridge Closure

    Posted Feb 25, 2022
    A bridge on Fire Tower Rd. located .29 mile south of LA Hwy. 2 will be closed beginning Monday, Feb. 28 for reconstruction by the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s highway department. Weather permitting, work hopefully will be completed in seven days.
  • DOTD

    Upcoming Road Closures

    Posted Feb 24, 2022
    A pair of road and lane closures that will impact local motorists have been announced by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Road

    Bridge Closure: LA Hwy 528 Over Clarke Bayou

    Posted Feb 23, 2022
    Beginning Monday Feb. 28, the Department of Transportation and Development is closing a bridge on LA Hwy. 528 over Clarke Bayou for repairs. This bridge is located 2.3 miles east of LA Hwy 157. The closure will last for 21 days.
  • DOTD

    Upcoming Road/Lane Closures

    Posted Feb 14, 2022
    Road and lane closures that will impact motorists locally have been announced by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Butch Ford talks bridges with the Plain Dealing town council.

    Butch Ford Discusses Bridges with Plain Dealing City Council

    Posted Feb 11, 2022
    Money to help replace or repair a pair of bridges in the town of Plain Dealing could be available through a state of Louisiana program, Bossier Parish Administrator Butch Ford told members of the town’s council this week.
  • Road Work

    Poole Road Work Continues

    Posted Feb 8, 2022
    Contractors for the parish police jury continue to make headway in construction of a new Poole Rd. in southern Bossier Parish.