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Highway Department

Bossier Parish’s highway department is responsible for the repair and maintenance of nearly 685 miles of roadway, 104 bridges and ditches both on roadsides and in neighborhoods.

Those totals include 110 miles of unpaved roads and approximately 575 miles of paved roads.

Highway department crews are also called to pull extra duty in times of emergency, keeping roads open following natural events including tornadoes, tropical storms and flooding.

Heading the department is Public Works Director Mark Coutee.

Other Divisions Include:

News

  • Snow Plow

    January 31: Weather Advisory

    Posted Jan 31, 2023
    Bossier Parish is not in a winter weather warning but a winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for portions of northeast Texas and northern Louisiana near and north of the I-20 corridor through 9 a.m. Wednesday with freezing rain a possibility.
  • Poole

    Poole Rd. Closure Information

    Posted Jan 5, 2023
    A section of Poole Rd. in south Bossier Parish will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 9 through the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 13 to repair a culvert. Site of the closure is 2.8 miles southeast of U.S. Hwy. 71.
  • High Water

    High Water Update: January 3, 2023

    Posted Jan 3, 2023
    A severe storm front moving across the area Monday dumped heavy rains causing flood waters to rise over roads and, in one case, the washout of a section of roadway in northern Bossier Parish.
  • ART

    Arthur Ray Teague Parkway (ART) Road Work

    Posted Oct 12, 2022
    Highway department workers for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are cutting out and repairing sections of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway (ART) in preparation for an asphalt overlay project on the roadway that is scheduled to begin soon.
Leadership

Mark Coutee

Mark Coutee
Director

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Contact Us

(318) 965-3752

(318) 965-3757 (Fax)

410 Mayfield
Benton, LA 71006

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Three Year Road Plan

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