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  • DOTD

    Upcoming Road Closures

    Posted Mar 23, 2022
    A pair of closures that will impact local motorists have been announced by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Oversize Load

    Oversize Load Stop

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    A recent stop of an oversized load on a parish road by the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit (CVEU) points to a problem that potentially could cost parish taxpayers millions of dollars in repairs to vital infrastructure.
  • Tables

    New Tables at Lake Plain Dealing Park

    Posted Mar 19, 2022
    Visitors to Lake Plain Dealing Park have something new that will add to their recreational experience at the facility, which is part of Louisiana’s National Scenic Boom or Bust Byway.
  • District Attorney Schuyler Marvin talks about the North Louisiana Criminalistics Lab with the police jury finance committee.

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: March 16, 2022

    Posted Mar 17, 2022
    All that remains for acquisition of funding to complete a north/south roadway connecting I-220 and Crouch Rd. is approval of state agencies after Bossier Parish Police Jury members adopted a resolution Wednesday to authorize issuing revenue bonds.
  • Bob Brotherton is installed as president of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana

    Bob Brotherton Installed as President of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana

    Posted Mar 16, 2022
    Bob Brotherton has again given Bossier Parish representation at a top administrative level in the state after his installation as President of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana during ceremonies at the 98th PJAL convention in Lake Charles.
  • Chalybeate Springs Rd.

    Chalybeate Springs Bridge

    Posted Mar 11, 2022
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews will begin work Tuesday, March 15, to replace a bridge on Chalybeate Springs Rd., located 1.8 miles east off LA Hwy. 3 in north Bossier Parish.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.