Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB) Gateway Expo

Posted: Jul 17, 2023, 11:50 AM

Keep Bossier Beautiful (KBB), along with local leaders, is hosting an expo to unveil designs from seven local architects for a proposed new gateway to be located on I-20 westbound just east of Exit 26 (Racetrack).

The expo is open to the public and scheduled for Tuesday, July 18 from 2:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bossier Civic Center's Banquet Hall entrance. The Bossier Civic Center is located at 620 Benton Road in Bossier City.

Public voting will take place online from July 18 – 25. Persons who cannot make it to the expo in person can still participate.

Simply click the displayed QR code beginning July 18th at 2:15 p.m. to view the gateway designs and vote on your favorite. Voting will end on July 25th at 11:59 p.m. To access the QR code, point your mobile device’s camera at the square, and click the website link that pops up.

Additional votes will come from the Gateway Planning Committee, which includes representatives from the City of Bossier, Bossier Parish Police Jury, Bossier Sheriff’s Office, and other stakeholders.

“We are grateful and excited to have the opportunity to work with these skilled local architects to highlight their talents, and eventually bring a new welcome gateway to the Bossier area,” said Lynn Bryan, Executive Director of Keep Bossier Beautiful.

Local architects who will be showcasing their designs at the expo include:

  • Matt Abrams, Abrams Architecture and Design.
  • Clarence Babineaux, SGB Architects.
  • Kevin Bryan, Kevin Bryan Architects.
  • Chris Elberson, Somdal Associates.
  • Mike McSwain, Mike McSwain Architect.
  • Mark Prevot, Prevot Design Services.
  • Jeff Spikes, iArchitecture.

Be sure and follow Keep Bossier Beautiful on Facebook for updates on the voting results, as well as to stay in-the-know on lots of other KBB projects around the community.