Police Jury Meeting Notes: February 3, 2021

    Posted Feb 6, 2021
    Ground water levels in Bossier Parish are fairly high and trending upward, according to a preliminary report following one year of studies conducted by LSUS.
  • Jerome Darby (right) was named president of the Bossier Parish Police Jury Wednesday, while Tom Salzer was picked vice president.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: January 20, 2021

    Posted Jan 21, 2021
    Jerome Darby, who has served nine terms on the Bossier Parish Police Jury representing District 10, was elected unanimously Wednesday as president of the public body for 2021.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 16, 2020

    Posted Dec 17, 2020
    Licensed drivers in one Bossier Parish neighborhood will be allowed to operate electric golf carts on designated streets in their subdivision following a Wednesday vote by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • 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.
  • Golf Carts

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: December 2, 2020

    Posted Dec 3, 2020
    Whether or not residents of a Bossier Parish subdivision will be allowed to legally operate golf carts on the streets of their neighborhood will be a topic for the Police Jury’s Road Subdivision Committee.
  • 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 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.
  • ART Sign

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 18, 2020

    Posted Nov 19, 2020
    A southern extension of the Arthur Ray Teague multi-use trail has moved one step closer to reality following a meeting this week of the Red River Waterway Commission board of directors.
  • Bo Brandon

    Bo Brandon Park Dirt Work

    Posted Nov 16, 2020
    Playing fields at Bo Brandon Park in Princeton are receiving a facelift with the additional of more dirt to the surface in order to level the infield portions of the ball parks.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: November 4, 2020

    Posted Nov 9, 2020
    Bossier Parish is hoping for some good news from one of the nation’s top credit rating agencies that publishes analysis and financial information affecting bond ratings for public entities.
  • 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.