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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

  • Black Bayou

    Black Bayou Bridge Construction Boat Traffic

    Posted Jul 29, 2021
    A small percentage of boaters who are ignoring posted warning signs and buoys at the Linton Rd. bridge over Black Bayou construction site are causing parish officials to take a look at steps to ensure safety for both boat traffic and workers.
  • Bossier Parish

    Benton Road Lane Closures

    Posted Jul 28, 2021
    Intermittent lane closures are scheduled to begin Friday, July 30 on a section of La. Hwy. 3 (Benton Rd.) from U.S. Hwy. 80 (E. Texas St.) north to I-220 in Bossier City, according to an announcement by the La. Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Black Bayou Bridge

    Black Bayou Bridge Safety Problems

    Posted Jul 26, 2021
    A small number of boaters who continue to violate safety protocols while construction is underway on a new Linton Rd. bridge over Black Bayou has caused the Bossier Parish Police Jury to consider more stringent steps.
  • Forest Hills Turn Lane

    Forest Hills Turn Lane

    Posted Jul 26, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury Highway Dept. crews are adding a right-hand turn lane to help alleviate heavy traffic exiting Forest Hills subdivision onto U.S. Hwy. 80.
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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