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  • 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.
  • DOTD

    I-220/I-20 Ramp Closures

    Posted Sep 9, 2021
    Beginning Wednesday, September 22 and continuing through Monday, September 27, the I-220 eastbound to I-20 eastbound ramp at the I-220 interchange in Bossier Parish, will be closed between the hours of 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., according to the Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bossier Parish

    Winfield Road Repairs

    Posted Jul 26, 2021
    A section of Winfield Rd. beginning at its intersection with Bellevue Rd. will be under construction for the next three weeks according to Assistant Parish Engineer Eric Hudson.
  • Bridge Open

    Johnson Koran Bridge Open

    Posted Jul 16, 2021
    South Bossier Parish motorists won’t be taking the long way around now that construction on the new bridge over Foxskin Bayou on Johnson Koran Rd. has been completed.
  • Cross Creek

    Highway Department Working in Neighborhoods

    Posted Jul 15, 2021
    Bossier Parish highway department crews are turning their attention to parish subdivisions with repairs and improvements to infrastructure.
  • DOTD

    US 80 over Fifi Bayou Now Open

    Posted Jun 7, 2021
    All lanes are now open in both directions on US 80 over Fifi Bayou in Bossier Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.