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  • Linton Road Bridge Setup

    Linton Rd. Bridge Construction Update

    Posted Jun 15, 2020
    Equipment has been put in place and preparations are being made to begin boring for a water line beside the Linton Rd. bridge. Contractors began getting ready for the project Monday and expect to complete their task by June 21, weather permitting.
  • AIRLINE OVERLAY

    Bossier Parish Police Jury Highway Department Projects

    Posted Jun 11, 2020
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department workers are currently involved in a pair of upgrade projects on high traffic roadways. Rough spots are being dug out and overlayed on the western end of Swan Lake Rd. while one lane on Airline Dr. north of its intersection with Swan Lake is being replaced with a new base and surface.
  • Bossier Parish

    Sligo Rd. Bridge Open

    Posted Dec 6, 2019
    Work has been completed on the Sligo Rd. bridge spanning Foxskin Bayou and the road is now open to traffic effective immediately.
  • Bossier Parish

    Plain Dealing Road Now Open

    Posted Nov 14, 2019
    Contractors have completed work on a bridge on S. Arkansas St. in Plain Dealing and the road is now open for traffic.
  • Bossier Parish

    DOTD to Replace 2 Highway 80 Bridges

    Posted Oct 31, 2019
    Work is scheduled to begin Monday, Nov. 4 on a $4.2 million project to replace a pair of bridges on U.S. Hwy 80 over Fifi Bayou just west of Haughton’s Tall Timbers subdivision.
  • Bossier Parish

    State Senators Honored

    Posted Oct 24, 2019
    State Senators Ryan Gatti (District 36) and Barrow Peacock (District 37) were honored Wednesday with certificates of appreciation from the Bossier Parish Police Jury in recognition of their efforts to secure funding for the extension of I-220 onto Barksdale Air Force Base.
  • Bossier Parish

    Hazard Waste Spill

    Posted Oct 21, 2019
    A tractor-trailer hauling a piece of oil field equipment leaked hazardous material last week over an approximate eight-mile stretch roadway stretching from northbound I-49, onto La. Hwy. 2 and continuing to just east of La. Hwy. 3.
  • Bossier Parish

    Senators to be Recognized

    Posted Oct 17, 2019
    A pair of Louisiana state senators will receive special recognition Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. for their efforts in helping obtain funding for an eastern entrance to Barksdale Air Force Base.
  • Bossier Parish

    Sligo Road Bridge Construction Starts

    Posted Aug 14, 2019
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury began Monday demolishing the bridge on Sligo Rd. spanning Foxskin Bayou to make way for a new structure. Sligo Rd. is closed roughly one mile west of its intersection with La. Hwy. 157.
  • Bossier Parish

    Work Begins on I-220 Extension

    Posted Aug 8, 2019
    Shovels of dirt were turned by Gov. John Bel Edwards and a number of dignitaries a couple of months ago to signal the ceremonial start of the I-220 extension onto Barksdale Air Force Base. On Monday, heavy equipment began clearing a roadway and moving debris by the truckload.
  • Bossier Parish

    Swan Lake Road Now Open

    Posted Aug 6, 2019
    Motorists will no longer have to take the long way around to drive from Airline Dr. to I-220. Contractors opened the new Swan Lake Rd. bridge over Flat River Tuesday afternoon in time for the opening of school.
  • Bossier Parish

    Sligo Road Closure Notice

    Posted Aug 6, 2019
    Sligo Rd. will be closed beginning Monday, August 12 while contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury begin rebuilding bridges over Fox Skin Bayou, approximately two miles west of the intersection with La. Hwy. 157.
  • Bossier Parish

    Willow Creek Subdivision - No Trucks Allowed

    Posted Jul 21, 2019
    Residents in one high traffic area of Willow Creek subdivision won’t be seeing large trucks on their streets after the Bossier Parish Police Jury passed an ordinance prohibiting such vehicles from using the neighborhood as a detour route.
  • Bossier Parish

    Kingston Road is Now Open to Traffic

    Posted Jun 22, 2019
    Improvements to the drainage where Kingston crosses Willow Chute Bayou has been completed and the roadway connecting Airline Dr. and La. Hwy. 3 was declared open to traffic shortly after noon Saturday.
  • Bossier Parish

    I-220 Extension Into Barksdale Air Force Base Groundbreaking

    Posted May 15, 2019
    Local and state elected officials plus a large gathering of area supporters saw the first shovels of dirt turned on the future extension of I-220 into Barksdale Air Force Base, a roughly $90 million project that will finally give the base an entrance/exit onto I-20.
  • Bossier Parish

    Road Boring For FEMA Appeal Begin

    Posted May 8, 2019
    Samples of soil cement, the staple base for asphalt roads for years, are being drilled by contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury in an attempt to prove a point with a federal agency that could translate into millions of dollars for the parish.
  • Bossier Parish

    Access Road to Barksdale Airforce Base Contract Signed

    Posted Apr 24, 2019
    It’s official. A contract was signed and notice to proceed was issued Wednesday to mark the beginning of a $71.8 million project that will construct a new access road into Barksdale Air Force Base from the I-20/I-220 interchange east of Bossier City.
  • Bossier Parish

    Parish Gets Project Money

    Posted Mar 27, 2019
    It’s official. Bossier Parish now has just over 20 million dollars available for parish road and bridge repairs, and to purchase additional water systems, beginning almost immediately and continuing through 2021.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Transportation Plan

    Posted Jan 31, 2019
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 5, 2018

    Posted Dec 5, 2018
    State Department of Transportation and Development inspectors are currently taking a look at Bossier Parish bridges and according to parish engineer Butch Ford, some findings in south Bossier need to be addressed.