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    Lafourche Parish and all of south Louisiana are expected to receive significant rainfall in the coming days as a tropical weather system passes over the area. Please stay weather aware.

    07/10/2019 1:25 PM

  • Sandbag Locations

    Sandbag Locations

    07/10/2019 12:28 PM

  • Parish President Appoints Tommy Lasseigne Interim Administrator

    In recent years, with leadership roles in the Legislative and Executive branches, President Cantrelle continues to have confidence in Dr. Lasseigne's abilities.

    07/09/2019 3:30 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline to accept applications for this advertisement is Tuesday, July 16th by 1:00 p.m.

    07/02/2019 10:00 AM

  • Bridge Closure

    The Bayou Blue Pontoon Bridge on LA 316 crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Bayou Blue, LA will be closed to vehicular traffic until further notice due to a vessel hit that damaged the west cable sheave and platform. These are vital components in the operation of the bridge.

    07/01/2019 3:30 PM

  • Road Closure Notice

    LA 316, from its intersection at LA 182 to Linda Street, will be closed to vehicle traffic in both directions from 6:00 a.m. on Saturday June 29, 2019 until 10:00 p.m. on Sunday June 30, 2019.

    06/27/2019 8:00 AM

  • Mosquito Control of Lafourche, LLC Notice

    This is to inform you that the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed one of our mosquito samples positive for West Nile Encephalitis (WNV). Said sample was collected in the Lockport area of Lafourche Parish (Zone L8) on June 18th.

    06/24/2019 3:00 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Water District No. 1 - Public Notice

    Terrebonne Consolidated Waterworks is planning to temporarily switch from chloramines to free chlorine as part of a routine maintenance program. Residents of Marydale Subdivision, Grand Bois Community and Romero Subdivision (Romero Street, Bayou Blue) will be affected.

    06/11/2019 2:45 PM

  • Heavy Rain Potential Today Through Friday

    Rainfall of two to six inches is expected for much of the area through Saturday afternoon. Isolated higher amounts will be possible.

    06/05/2019 8:30 AM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The T-Bois Bridge will be closed June 4th, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for maintenance. The Department of Public Works appreciates your patience for this brief inconvenience.

    06/03/2019 4:45 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline to accept applications for this advertisement is Thursday, June 13th by 1:00 p.m.

    05/28/2019 10:00 AM

  • Hero's Park Town Hall Meeting

    Join Lafourche Parish President Jimmy Cantrelle for a town hall meeting to give your feedback on the new Hero's Park expansion project. The town hall will be held at the St. Luke Community Center in Thibodaux on May 23rd, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

    05/14/2019 3:00 PM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The Galliano (Tarpon) Bridge (a.k.a. the LA 308 Spur) crossing Bayou Lafourche in Galliano, LA will be closed to vehicular traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., daily from Monday May 20, 2019 thru Thursday May 23, 2019 and from Monday May 27, 2019 thru Thursday May 30, 2019.

    05/14/2019 11:00 AM

  • Boil Advisory Lifted

    Investigation samples analyzed by the LA Department of Health indicate that the Lafourche Parish Water District's boil water advisory for the Grand Bois area can be lifted. All customers in the affected area can resume normal water consumption at this time.

    05/09/2019 11:15 AM

  • Bridge Closure Notice

    The Galliano Bridge will be closed today, Thursday, May 9, 2019 until further notice due to an oil spill on the bridge. The bridge will re-open as soon as this oil spill has been removed.

    05/09/2019 10:40 AM

  • Boil Water Advisory

    Terrebonne Consolidated Waterworks experienced a drop in water pressures in their distribution system due to a mainline leak. As a precaution, the Lafourche Parish Water District is issuing a Boil Advisory effective immediately for all customers in Grand Bois.

    05/08/2019 10:30 AM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Board & Commission Vacancies

    The deadline to accept applications for this advertisement is Monday, May 20th by 1:00pm.

    05/07/2019 11:00 AM

  • 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

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