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  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: October 7, 2020

    Posted Oct 8, 2020
    Residents of one rural area of Bossier Parish will soon have access to broadband Internet services after a unanimous vote Wednesday by the Bossier Parish Police Jury.
  • Johson Bridge

    Parish Bridge Work Update

    Posted Oct 5, 2020
    A pair of bridge projects on heavily travelled roadways in the parish designed to increase the size and safety of the structures are proceeding on schedule.
  • Bossier Parish

    Swan Lake Rd. Closure - Sunday, Sept. 27

    Posted Sep 18, 2020
    Beginning Sunday, Sept. 27, Swan Lake Rd. northbound at I-220 will be closed, according to the state Dept. of Transportation and Development. Road closure will begin at 8 p.m. and re-open on Monday, Sept. 28 at 5 a.m.
  • Linton Road - North

    Linton Rd. and Palmetto Rd. Intersection

    Posted Sep 18, 2020
    Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews will be working Saturdays for the next few weeks on a project that is designed to improve traffic flow at the intersection of Linton Rd. and Palmetto Rd.
  • Watertank 2

    Dogwood Water Tank Grounds

    Posted Sep 18, 2020
    Workers have finished fine tuning the site of the new ground storage tank at Dogwood for the Consolidated Waterworks/Sewerage Dist. No. 1, according to Director of Public Utilities Larry Landry.
  • Wi-Fi

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 15, 2020

    Posted Sep 18, 2020
    A plan to bring high speed internet service to one rural area of Bossier Parish will go under review by a Bossier Parish Police Jury committee after the public body heard a proposal during Wednesday’s meeting.
  • NLCOG

    Transportation Plan Study

    Posted Sep 11, 2020
    In order to spend federal dollars on local transportation projects and programs, a metropolitan area must have a Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP, or the Long-Range Transportation Plan).
  • Swan Lake

    Bridges Focus of Work

    Posted Sep 9, 2020
    A pair of bridges on crucial roadways in Bossier Parish are currently being replaced as part of the Police Jury’s plan for infrastructure improvement.
  • Loading Items

    Bossier Parish Police Jury Helping Calcasieu Parish

    Posted Sep 5, 2020
    Shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, a 26-foot truck loaded with much needed supplies left the Benton courthouse heading to Calcasieu Parish. With the effort, Bossier Parish is helping a friend that stepped up when help was needed.
  • Swan Lake Rd. Complete to South

    Swan Lake Rd. North Complete

    Posted Sep 5, 2020
    Parish Engineer Butch Ford said he considered Wednesday “…a red letter day…” after Bossier Parish Police Jury members approved a change order for the Swan Lake Rd. north/south corridor project.
  • Ken Starnes

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: September 2, 2020

    Posted Sep 3, 2020
    One week ago, parish police jury highway department crews were working around the clock to remove trees and debris blocking roadways in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. Although Laura has gone, her destruction is still evident.
  • Bossier Parish

    Swan Lake Lane Closure

    Posted Sep 3, 2020
    Swan Lake Road’s southbound lane at I-220 will be closed Sunday, Sept. 6 beginning at 8 p.m. for work associated with the widening of Swan Lake at the interchange, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Dogwood Water Tank

    Dogwood Water Changeover

    Posted Sep 1, 2020
    Additional work is planned on the Dogwood subdivision water facility Tuesday, Sept. 1 beginning after 9 p.m. and that will require a switch to the Highland Water System for several hours.
  • Bossier Parish

    Johnson Koran Road Bridge Closure

    Posted Aug 29, 2020
    Work is scheduled to begin Monday, August 31 on replacing the bridge on Johnson Koran Road over Foxskin Bayou, a project that is expected to take approximately six months.
  • Airline Drive Overlay - 1

    Airline Drive Overlay Complete

    Posted Aug 26, 2020
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury have completed a five-lane overlay of Airline Dr. beginning at the Bossier City limits and continuing north to just past Kingston Rd.
  • Bossier Parish

    Police Jury Meeting Notes: August 5, 2020

    Posted Aug 6, 2020
    Bossier Parish voters will soon decide on renewal of a smaller ad valorem tax that generates funds dedicated to maintaining and operating the parish’s correctional facilities including transportation and medical care for prisoners.
  • Bill Altimus

    Bill Altimus Moves Up in NACO

    Posted Aug 3, 2020
    Bossier Parish Administrator Bill Altimus has been named a vice chair of the Transportation Steering Committee for the National Association of Counties.
  • Swan Lake Rd

    Parish Road Work Update

    Posted Aug 3, 2020
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury have begun work on major infrastructure projects designed to improve parish roads and bridges.
  • Swan Lake Rd Work

    Swan Lake Road Bridge Update

    Posted Aug 1, 2020
    Contractors for the Bossier Parish Police Jury have poured the surface for a new bridge at Swan Lake Rd. (just off Poole Rd.) over the Flat River and are moving closer to completion. Dirt work on approaches to the bridge is ongoing.
  • Swan Lake Construction

    Swan Lake Road Closure: Monday, July 27

    Posted Jul 24, 2020
    Swan Lake Rd.’s southbound lane beneath Interstate 220 will be closed for construction Monday, July 27 beginning at 8 p.m. and will reopen July 28 at 5 a.m. Also closed will be the I-220 eastbound exit ramp, and law enforcement officers will be on site to help accommodate traffic control on Swan Lake Rd.