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  • Public Hearing for the DRAFT Lafourche Parish Transportation Plan Scheduled

    A public hearing for the DRAFT Lafourche Parish Transportation Plan is scheduled. The public is invited to attend the presentation and will have an opportunity to comment.

    04/23/2018 5:00 PM

  • Severe Weather Impact Summary

    Lafourche Parish is expecting severe weather impacts on Saturday, April 14th, 2018.

    04/13/2018 1:30 PM

  • Easter Holiday

    In observance of the Easter holiday, Lafourche Parish Government offices will be closed on Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2, 2018. We will reopen Tuesday April 3, 2018.

    03/29/2018 2:00 PM

  • Notice of Bridge Closure

    Lafourche Parish Government announces that the Galliano Pontoon Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic until further notice.

    03/28/2018 2:30 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Recreation Offers Variety Year Round

    Spring and summer registration has begun up and down the bayou for a variety of programs. In June and July, Lafourche Parish offers a summer recreation program and an employment program.

    03/15/2018 3:30 PM

  • Parish President Cantrelle Cuts Red Tape

    The East Side Drainage Improvements Project will add more than nine miles of drainage dredging, add drainage canals, replace six cross-street pipes and five culverts and add a new pumping station with four pumps.

    03/13/2018 11:30 AM

  • Lafourche Parish- La 316 Bayou Blue Pontoon Bridge

    The Bayou Blue Pontoon Bridge on LA 316 crossing the Intracoastal Canal Waterway in Bayou Blue, LA will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday March 12, 2018. This closure is required in order to allow LADOTD maintenance personnel to perform maintenance.

    03/08/2018 2:15 PM

  • Parish President has Option to Reverse Reduction in Hours with Passage of Tax

    “Now that the vote will be taken up during the Legislative Session with HLS 18-RS-491 to potentially levy a tax previously authorized by Lafourche Parish voters, I am encouraged that we are on the right track to address the solid waste shortfall," said Cantrelle.

    03/08/2018 12:30 PM

  • Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day Scheduled

    In an effort to help Keep Lafourche Parish Clean, Lafourche Parish Government will conduct Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day for Lafourche Parish residents on Saturday, March 17th, 2018.

    03/01/2018 4:30 PM

  • RESTORE Act Multilayer Implementation Plan Amendment

    The multiyear plan is available at www.lafourchegov.org, and feedback may be submitted by emailing voisinam@lafourchegov.org, or via regular mail: Lafourche Parish Government, Office of Coastal Zone Management, RE: MYIP Amendment Comments, 4876 Hwy 1, Mathews, LA 70375.

    02/28/2018 10:00 AM

  • Bayou Lafourche Tributaries: Onsite Sewer & Source Water Protection Training

    DEQ along with the Louisiana Rural Water Association, Louisiana Department of Health, Nicholls and BTNEP are hosting a sewage treatment system maintenance class for homeowners or others that have a sewage system that treats their own sewage from their property.

    02/27/2018 10:30 AM

  • 2018 Business Renewal Fee Deadline Approaches

    March 1st, 2018, is the business renewal fee deadline. This reminder serves as a notice that all 2018 business renewal fees must be paid to Lafourche Parish Government in person or post marked by Wednesday February 28th, 2018, in order to avoid penalty charges.

    02/22/2018 2:00 PM

  • Immediate Closure of Hamilton Street Bridge

    Due to DOTD inspection, the Hamilton Street Bridge will be closed immediately to all vehicular traffic. More details will be sent from DOTD regarding the duration of the closure. We will post updates as information is received.

    02/21/2018 5:15 PM

  • District Attorney to Sponsor Seminar

    The Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office will sponsor a seminar for all Lafourche Parish Board and Commission members on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Lafourche High School Auditorium in Mathews.

    02/21/2018 10:45 AM

  • Lafourche La 308 - Intermittent Road Closure Notice

    LA 308, ½ mile in each direction of Laurel Valley Road, February 21, 2018, 8:00 am – 3:30pm, intermittent traffic control for filming. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through construction sites and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

    02/20/2018 2:00 PM

  • Fourchon Swing Bridge Closure Announcement

    Today officials with Lafourche Parish Government and the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) announced the upcoming closure, set for Monday, February 19th, 2018, of the Fourchon Swing Bridge over the Pass Fourchon waterway in Port Fourchon.

    02/14/2018 5:00 PM

  • Temporary 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 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday February 15, 2018.

    02/14/2018 10:30 AM

  • Stars Head to Lafourche Parish to Film "The Highwaymen"

    Filming of "The Highwaymen" is scheduled at Laurel Valley Plantation on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, from 7am to 7pm. DOTD has confirmed that Hwy. 308 will be closed at Laurel Valley during filming from 9am to 3pm.

    02/07/2018 2:00 PM

  • Fourchon Swing Bridge Closure and Demolition Notice

    The Fourchon Swign Bridge is scheduled to be closed February 19, 2018, in order for the contractor to start the demolition of the bridge. The project is expected to be completed in June 2018.

    02/05/2018 12:30 PM

  • Road Closure Notice

    Northbound US 90, approximately 1 ½ miles east of La 316, Monday, February 5, 2018, for approx 14 days, shoulder will be closed for pipeline work.

    02/05/2018 11:30 AM

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