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- The Bayou Blue Pontoon Bridge on Louisiana Highway 316 crossing the Intracoastal Canal will be closed to vehicle traffic until further notice in order for DOTD personnel to repair the hydraulic winch system.
- The T-Bois Bridge in Larose will be closed to both vehicle and marine traffic on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 beginning at 8:30 am thru approximately 2:30 pm.
- Cantrelle Looks Back on... "A Busy First Year"
Parish President Cantrelle attended the monthly Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority meeting in Baton Rouge on Wednesday where the draft version of the 2017 Coastal Master Plan was discussed. Public comment on the plan is now being accepted and the final version will be presented to the Louisiana Legislature in April. https://www.facebook.com/lafourchegov/photos/a.532782350067983.125074.139989819347240/1422015147811361/?type=3
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT The Lafourche Parish Council Office of Community Action is now accepting applications for the Low Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Due to the large volume of customers/applicants, no more than 20 per day can be serviced. Please note that funding will be available and applications will be accepted on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 11am and 1pm to 3pm on a first come, first served basis. Applicants must provide proof of income (award letter and/or last four check stubs), drivers license or identification card and social security cards for all household members. Applicants must have proper documentation to receive services.
The T-Bois Bridge in Larose may have intermittent closures on Wednesday, January 18 as workers adjust new motors that were installed today (Tuesday). Adjusting of the motors is scheduled to begin at approximately 8:30 am.