• 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.
  • Library

    Bossier Parish Libraries Win Award

    Posted Mar 4, 2022
    Bossier Parish Libraries has been awarded the prestigious Beacon of Hope Award in recognition of their five-year partnership with the Volunteers of America of North Louisiana.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 2, 2022

    Posted Mar 4, 2022
    Work on the second phase of a north/south roadway that will eventually connect I-220 to Crouch Rd. could begin as early as this summer according to information presented to the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s road/subdivision committee Wednesday.
  • 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.
  • Lt. Gov

    Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser Meeting With Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB)

    Posted Feb 25, 2022
    Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will greet Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) board members and volunteers Saturday, Feb. 26 at 8:45 a.m. at the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office Viking Dr. substation at 2510 Viking Drive.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Trailblazer RC&D Has Scheduled a Free Spring Gardening Workshop

    Posted Feb 18, 2022
    Trailblazer RC&D has scheduled a free Spring gardening workshop on soil health on Tuesday, March 8 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center in Bossier City, featuring Horticulture specialists from the LSU AgCenter.
  • A new turn lane at Linton Rd. and Airline Dr. is one of the highway department's projects that has been completed.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 16, 2022

    Posted Feb 17, 2022
    Bossier Parish’s highway department is looking at a busy 2022 with several projects scheduled for the bid process and others set for reconstruction as part of the parish road program.
  • Burn Ban

    Statewide Burn Ban

    Posted Feb 14, 2022
    Due to extremely dry conditions, State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain have issued a statewide cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to their authority under R.S. 40:1602.
  • 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).
  • Burn Ban

    Burn Ban - Benton Fire Dist. #4

    Posted Feb 11, 2022
    A burn ban has been declared for the area covered by Benton Fire Dist. #4 beginning immediately, according to Fire Chief J.T. Wallace.
  • Helping Tracey Hilburn celebrate her retirement are (from left) police jury member Doug Rimmer, police jury President Tom Salzer and Parish Administrator Butch Ford.

    Tracey Hilburn, Director of 911 Communications District, Retires after 31 Years

    Posted Feb 11, 2022
    She was the first employee hired in Bossier Parish Communications District No. 1 and after 31 years of playing a major role in the 911 system’s growth and success, Tracey Hilburn will be retiring at the end of February.
  • 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.
  • Road Work

    South Bossier Stockpile

    Posted Feb 8, 2022
    When road surfaces in Bossier Parish are removed and replaced, the materials taken from the original roads aren’t wasted. A large quantity of base fill and millings is being stored at the South Bossier Park complex for use on other roads as the parish’s highway program continues into the new year.
  • Clearing and grubbing for the north/south road from Swan Lake Rd. to Crouch Rd. has been completed.

    North South Extension Moving Ahead

    Posted Feb 7, 2022
    Plans are moving ahead on the final construction phase that will allow motorists to travel north from I-220 to Crouch Rd. and connect with LA Hwy. 162, Bossier Parish Administrator Butch Ford told parish police jury members Wednesday.