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  • Traffic

    Benton Road / I-220 Construction

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    One of Bossier Parish’s busiest intersections is scheduled for a major overhaul following action last week by the parish Police Jury. Jury members voted unanimously to award a $741,000 contract to Earnest Contracting for turn lane extensions at the Benton Rd. (LA Hwy. 3)/I-220 intersection, a project designed to help improve north and south traffic flow through the area. Bossier Parish and the city of Bossier City will split the project cost.
  • DOTD

    Bodcau Bridge Closure

    Posted Oct 11, 2021
    Beginning Monday, Oct. 18, the LA. Hwy. 157 bridge over Bodcau Bayou Relief north of Bellevue will be closed to all traffic according to the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Road Construction

    Current Highway Department Road Projects

    Posted Oct 5, 2021
    Highway department crews with the Bossier Parish Police Jury are continuing programs designed to improve parish roads and drainage systems.
  • I220

    I-20 / I-220  Construction Update

    Posted Sep 30, 2021
    Construction on a new entrance to Barksdale Air Force Base from the I-220/I-20 interchange is moving ahead, with an expected completion date later this year. Following construction, painting and sandblasting reportedly will continue into early 2022.
  • North South

    North South Crouch Road to Dean Road Work

    Posted Sep 29, 2021
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury continue to push south from Crouch Rd. with clearing and grubbing for the Swan Lake Rd. extension, a thoroughfare that will become the parish’s north/south connection between LA Hwy. 162 and I-220.
  • FEMA

    FEMA Projects - J.R. Drive

    Posted Sep 29, 2021
    Work has begun on a second group of asphalt roads damaged during floods of 2015 and 2016. Eleven roads in south Bossier Parish are scheduled for repair and reconstruction in Task Order 2.
  • DOTD

    State Construction Projects

    Posted Sep 24, 2021
    Fifteen contractors are apparent low bidders on 16 state-wide projects let on Sept. 22 totaling $101.5 million, and one of those projects is scheduled for Bossier Parish.
  • DOTD

    Lane Closures Rescheduled

    Posted Sep 23, 2021
    Ramp and lane closures at the I-20/I-220 interchange in Bossier Parish have been rescheduled, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • Road Work

    Current Highway Projects

    Posted Sep 21, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department and public utility crews are busy this week working on a number of infrastructure projects.
  • Bossier Parish

    Highway Department Workers Sought

    Posted Sep 21, 2021
    The Bossier Parish Police Jury is looking for employees to fill openings in its highway department.
  • Tim James Road

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 1, 2021

    Posted Sep 2, 2021
    Bossier Parish Police Jury members received information on a major privately-funded infrastructure project that, according to Shreveport attorney William Bradford, “…will help grow our economy, grow our communities and grow them closer together.”
  • FEMA Road Work

    FEMA Road Work Continues

    Posted Aug 26, 2021
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury are continuing work on parish asphalt roads that were damaged by historic floods in 2015 and 2016. A total of 32 roads will be repaired or rebuilt using just over $30 million in funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • Proposed Jim James Road Route

    Proposed Route for Tim James, Inc. Road

    Posted Aug 25, 2021
    Tim James, Inc., the Alabama based infrastructure company that proposes to build a privately funded roadway between Flournoy Lucas Rd. in Caddo Parish and U.S. Highway 71, has released its anticipated route.
  • Linton

    Linton Road Closed Over Flat River

    Posted Aug 24, 2021
    Beginning Monday, Aug. 23, Linton Rd. is closed to traffic from the intersection of Airline Dr. as contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury prepare to begin replacing a bridge over Flat River.
  • Foley Beach Project

    Plans Announced for Privately Funded Roadway Between Caddo and Bossier Parish

    Posted Aug 23, 2021
    Plans have been announced to seek approval from the Caddo Parish Commission and Bossier Parish Police Jury for the construction of a privately funded roadway between Flournoy Lucas Road in Caddo Parish and Louisiana Highway 71 in Bossier Parish.
  • Bodcau

    Bodcau Bayou (Twin Bridges) Has Been Posted

    Posted Aug 11, 2021
    A bridge over Bodcau Bayou (Twin Bridges) on Hwy. 157 has been posted at five tons (10,000 pounds) according to information received from the state Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Crouch

    Future Path of Swan Lake Road

    Posted Aug 11, 2021
    Currently it’s just a path through the woods to help surveyors mark rights-of-way for the northern extension of Swan Lake Rd., but it marks the beginning of clearing and grubbing for the future path of the north-south thoroughfare.
  • FEMA Road Repairs

    FEMA Road Repairs Begin

    Posted Aug 10, 2021
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury have begun replacing asphalt on the first of approximately 30 south Bossier roads that will be either repaired or completely reconstructed after the damage caused by historic floods in 2015 and 2016.
  • Bossier Parish

    Bellemere Subdivision Work

    Posted Aug 9, 2021
    Reconstruction of the entrance to Bellemere subdivision on St. Andrews Lane is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 11, according to Bossier Parish Assistant Engineer Eric Hudson.
  • 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.