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  • Benton

    Benton Elementary Road Work

    Posted Mar 15, 2021
    Parents picking up and dropping off students at Benton Elementary will find a new and, hopefully, more convenient traffic pattern to follow when the school reopens after Spring break.
  • DOTD

    Lane Change / Ramp Closure Delay

    Posted Mar 3, 2021
    Due to recent inclement weather, dates for intermittent lane and ramp closures at the I-20/I-220 intersection in Bossier Parish have been revised.
  • DOTD

    I-20 / I-220 Ramp Closures

    Posted Feb 24, 2021
    A series of lane and ramp closures at the I-20 and I-220 intersection have been announced by the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Snow Covered Parish Road

    Some Parish Roads Still Icey

    Posted Feb 22, 2021
    Warmer temperatures are helping remove ice from many Bossier Parish roads, but other isolated roadways, especially in the northern portion of the parish around the Plain Dealing area, are still hazardous to motorists.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Clearing Roads

    Posted Feb 19, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews began Thursday using all available heavy equipment to clear parish roads in the aftermath of a major winter weather event.
  • Loading Sand

    Bossier Parish Highway Department Prepares for Snow

    Posted Jan 9, 2021
    National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters are predicting a mix of rain and snow on Sunday in Bossier Parish and areas of northwest Louisiana that will change to snow across the area Sunday night.
  • ART 3

    Work Continues on Arthur Ray Teague Parkway

    Posted Jan 6, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews are continuing their repair work on one southern portion of the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway.
  • Swan Lake Bridge Open

    Swan Lake Road Bridge Open

    Posted Dec 18, 2020
    Area motorists will now be able to drive Swan Lake Rd. south from its intersection with Airline Dr. now that construction has been completed on a new bridge over Flat River just east of Legacy Elementary.
  • Bridge Fix

    Smith Road Bridge Closed

    Posted Dec 9, 2020
    Police Jury highway department workers are currently making repairs to the Smith Rd. bridge crossing Red Chute Bayou in southern Bossier Parish.
  • Bridges Closed

    North Bossier Bridges Closed Following Inspection

    Posted Dec 8, 2020
    A pair of bridges in north Bossier Parish have been closed for an indefinite period following inspections.
  • Linton Airline Road South

    Linton/Airline Road Interchange Complete

    Posted Dec 3, 2020
    Motorists approaching one of the busiest intersections in the area during peak traffic periods will find their trip a little quicker now that construction of an additional lane has been completed.
  • Entrance and exit ramps are getting a workover as part of the I-220/Swan Lake intersection.

    Bossier Road Projects Update

    Posted Nov 30, 2020
    Monday saw the official closure of sections of a pair of roadways in the parish as contractors continue working on the Police Jury’s annual road program.
  • DOTD LOGO

    DOTD Announces Ramp Closures I-220 at Swan Lake Road

    Posted Nov 23, 2020
    Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, at 7 a.m., the Swan Lake Road on-ramp to I-220 eastbound, as well as the I-220 westbound exit to Swan Lake Rd. will be closed, according to an announcement from the La. Dept. of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Linton Rd. and Airline Dr.

    Bridge & Road Improvement Projects

    Posted Nov 19, 2020
    A pair of Bossier Parish projects that are part of the police jury’s road and bridge maintenance and construction program designed to accommodate growth and enhance safety are continuing to move ahead.
  • Bossier Parish

    LA 529 Closed Starting November 11

    Posted Nov 9, 2020
    Beginning Wednesday, November 11, LA Hwy. 529 (Emma Cemetery Rd.) from LA Hwy. 160 to LA Hwy. 2 in northeast Bossier Parish will be closed to through traffic, according to the Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development.
  • Ford Rd

    Ford Road Overlay Project

    Posted Oct 31, 2020
    Bossier Parish’s 2020 road repair and maintenance program is continuing with another overlay project, this time in the northern part of the parish.
  • Bossier Parish

    Delays on Linton Road at Bridge

    Posted Oct 30, 2020
    Motorists on Linton Rd. can expect traffic delays in the area of the bridge over Black Bayou Monday, Nov. 2 as Suddenlink crews get set to kick off a boring project.
  • Swan Lake Rd

    Road Project Updates: Swan Lake Rd. Bridge & West Linton Rd. Extension

    Posted Oct 26, 2020
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are making headway on a pair of projects designed to accommodate both future growth and traffic flow.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bossier Parish Police Jury Highway Department Applies Overlay to Firetower Rd.

    Posted Oct 15, 2020
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department workers are applying a new overlay of asphalt to Firetower Rd. in north Bossier Parish. The project is part of the parish's road construction and repair program.
  • Bossier Parish

    DOTD Announces Road Construction

    Posted Oct 15, 2020
    A $2.8 million asphalt overlay project will improve nearly seven miles of La. Hwy. 529 in northeast Bossier Parish, according to an announcement by the Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development.
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