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Highway Department

Bossier Parish’s highway department is responsible for the repair and maintenance of nearly 685 miles of roadway, 104 bridges and ditches both on roadsides and in neighborhoods.

Those totals include 110 miles of unpaved roads and approximately 575 miles of paved roads.

Highway department crews are also called to pull extra duty in times of emergency, keeping roads open following natural events including tornadoes, tropical storms and flooding.

Heading the department is Public Works Director Mark Coutee.

Other Divisions Include:

News

  • 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.
Leadership

Mark Coutee

Mark Coutee
Director

Email

Contact Us

(318) 965-3752

(318) 965-3757 (Fax)

410 Mayfield
Benton, LA 71006

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Three Year Road Plan

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