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  • Notice of Bridge Closure

    The Galliano Pontoon Bridge will be closed on Thursday, May 2, 2019, to replace the hydraulic motor on the LA 308 side, from 8:30 a.m. until the job is completed. The bridge will be closed to both vehicular and marine traffic.

    05/01/2019 2:00 PM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    On Monday, April 29th, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Raceland Bridge (North side of Raceland that intersects Hwy. 182) will be closed to vehicular traffic for repair.

    04/24/2019 12:15 PM

  • Bridge Curfew Notice

    A marine curfew will begin April 23rd, 2019 from 8:00 A.M. - 8:30 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. Monday to Friday until May 23rd, 2019 due to the West Larose Lift Bridge closure.

    04/23/2019 11:30 AM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Offices: Weather Closure Notice

    Due to the threat of severe weather, all Lafourche Parish Government offices will close on Thursday, April 18th, 2019, at noon. Lafourche Parish Government offices will re-open on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019.

    04/18/2019 11:00 AM

  • Interim Deputy Director of Permits Appointed

    I am pleased to officially announce my appointment of Joseph Delcambre, a longtime employee of the Permits Department to the role of Interim Deputy Director of Permits in accordance with the authority granted pursuant to the Lafourche Parish Home Rule Charter.

    04/09/2019 4:45 PM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The Galliano Bridge will be closed today, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from approximately 8:30 am to 11:30 am to change the ¾” x 175’ opening cable on the LA 308 side. The bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic and will not affect marine traffic.

    04/09/2019 8:20 AM

  • $1.16 Million Dollar Marydale Grant Awarded

    On March 26th, 2019, the Lafourche Parish Council approved a $1.16 million dollar contract between the State Division of Administration and Lafourche Parish Government to improve the Marydale Sewer System.

    04/02/2019 4:50 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline for applications to the Lafourche Parish Government Board and Commission Vacancies will be Monday, April 15th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

    04/02/2019 11:00 AM

  • Road Closure Notice

    Oak Lane in Thibodaux, La. will be closed today so that the Department of Public Works can replace a culvert. The closure is expected to be complete before 5:00 p.m. today.

    04/01/2019 8:15 AM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The Galliano Bridge will be closed today, Monday, April 1, 2019 from approximately 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to change the closing cable on the LA 1 side of the bridge.

    04/01/2019 8:00 AM

  • Canal Closure Notice

    The East Theriot Canal will be closed to boat traffic from the boat launch to the railroad crossing from 6:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 27th and Thursday, March 28th, 2019.

    03/25/2019 11:00 AM

  • Pointe-aux-Chenes Tribe Community Gains Modern Pump Station

    “It was time to upgrade the manual pump to something more efficient and effective. We installed a larger thirty-inch pump system that automatically kicks on, utilizing technology to manage safe water levels,” said President Cantrelle.

    03/14/2019 10:00 AM

  • Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day

    In an effort to help Keep Lafourche Parish Clean, Lafourche Parish Government will conduct a Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day for Lafourche Parish residents on Saturday, April 13th, 2019.

    03/13/2019 5:00 PM

  • Bridge Curfew Notice

    The Coast Guard has approved a curfew to marine traffic at the T-Bois Bridge from 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. & 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 12, 2019 - April 15, 2019. This temporary curfew is to allow vehicle traffic to pass during construction to the drawbridge across the Intracoastal.

    03/13/2019 11:00 AM

  • Executive Branch Information Update

    The contact information for Parish Administrator, Timothy Vedros, has been added to the Executive Branch page at www.lafourchegov.org.

    03/12/2019 1:45 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline for applications to the Lafourche Parish Government Board and Commission Vacancies will be Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

    03/12/2019 10:00 AM

  • Larose Lift Bridge Repairs Completed Ahead of Schedule

    The Lafourche Department of Public Works announced March 6th, 2019 that repairs to the T-Bois Lift Bridge in Larose were completed ahead of schedule. The predicted timeframe for the repairs was three days, but were finished in less than two days.

    03/07/2019 5:15 PM

  • UPDATE: Bridge Repairs Completed

    The T-Bois Lift Bridge repairs have been completed. The bridge is back in full operation for marine and vehicular traffic.

    03/06/2019 5:00 PM

  • Garbage Collection Schedule

    There will be no regular household garbage collection on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, March 5th, 2019. Garbage collection will resume its normal schedule the following day, Wednesday, March 6th. Areas affected by the Mardi Gras holiday will have their next scheduled pick up on Friday, March 8th.

    02/28/2019 1:00 PM

  • Bridge Closure Notice: La 1 - West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge

    The West Larose Vertical Lift Bridge on LA 1 crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Larose, LA will be closed continuously to vehicular traffic from 7:00 a.m. Monday February 25, 2019 until 7:00 a.m. Monday April 15, 2019.

    02/21/2019 12:00 PM

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