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  • PRESS RELEASE: LA HIGHWAY ONE REOPENS

    PRESS RELEASE: LA HIGHWAY ONE REOPENS Lafourche Parish Government announces LA Highway 1 is now open south of the Leon Theriot Lock in Golden Meadow after workers cleared debris from the roadway. Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office deputies along with Harbor Police will be maintaining a safe speed ahead of traffic to ensure driver safety. Drivers should expect delays.

    10/26/2015 9:02 AM

  • WEATHER UPDATE: STORMS EXPECTED TO ROLL THROUGH AREA THIS EVENING

    Lafourche Parish Government asks residents to remain vigilant this evening, as a strong storm system moves across the state.

    10/25/2015 5:45 PM

  • NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE: VALENTINE BRIDGE

    The Valentine Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic until further notice due to high water levels. The bridge will remain open to marine traffic.

    10/22/2015 4:50 PM

  • ROAD OPEN: W-23rd Street between Highway 3235 and W-AVE-A is open to traffic

    W-23rd Street between Highway 3235 and W-AVE-A is now opened to traffic.

    10/20/2015 10:06 AM

  • COTE BLANCHE BRIDGE IS NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC

    Cote Blanche Bridge is now open.

    10/19/2015 2:35 PM

  • NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE: COTE BLANCHE BRIDGE

    Lafourche Parish Public Works announces the Cote Blanche Bridge near Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off will be closed today from 12:30pm to 3pm to repair a motor and sprocket.

    10/19/2015 11:01 AM

  • PRESS RELEASE: DRY CONDITIONS HITS LAFOURCHE PARISH

    The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for most of Southeastern Louisiana including Lafourche Parish for Friday through Sunday. Much of this area is already in a severe drought with the next chance of rain late next week.

    10/15/2015 3:49 PM

  • Lafourche Parish Government Seeking Comments on Lafourche Parish Workforce Housing Study

    The Lafourche Parish Government is seeking public comment related to a study of the region’s housing needs.

    10/07/2015 4:25 PM

  • NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE: LA 308 - GOLDEN MEADOW BRIDGE

    The Golden Meadow Bridge (LA 308) crossing Bayou Lafourche in Golden Meadow, LA will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday October 8, 2015 in order to allow DOTD’s contractor to perform repairs to one of the gearboxes. The bridge will remain in the “open to marine” position until the repairs are completed.

    10/06/2015 4:16 PM

  • PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: HUD NATIONAL RESILIENCE COMPETITION

    Louisiana has been successful in Phase 1 of the competition representing Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes. The parishes are hosting a joint public meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 14, at the North Library, 4130 West Park Avenue, Gray, LA 70359, to discuss both Lafourche and Terrebonne’s long-term futures as well as receive comments and input from the community with a special emphasis being placed on opportunities to build resilience.

    10/06/2015 10:18 AM

  • Lockport Boat Launch - No Parking October 5th & 6th

    The Lafourche Parish Government will be delivering and spreading out new aggregate to the Lockport Boat Launch on October 5th and 6th. Please keep parking area cleared.

    10/01/2015 1:14 PM

  • Ethics Training for all Public Officials, Public Employees, and Local Board and Commission Members

    Lafourche Parish District Attorney Cam Morvant is sponsoring a state mandated ethics training for all public officials, public employees and local board and commission members on Monday, October 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Warren J. Harang, Jr. Municipal Auditorium located at 310 North Canal in Thibodaux.

    09/28/2015 2:33 PM

  • LAFOURCHE PARISH COUNCIL OFFICE OF COMMUNITY ACTION

    Lafourche Parish Council Office of Community Action acting as Sub-Grantee of the Community Service Block Grant funding program is accepting applications to assist Low- income, under-employed, un-employed, or residents.

    09/23/2015 8:41 AM

  • ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE: Lafourche Parish- Us 90 Eastbound and Westbound----CANCELED

    ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE: Lafourche Parish- Us 90 Eastbound and Westbound----CANCELED September 15, 2015------------------------CANCELED----CANCELED-------CANCELED

    09/21/2015 11:35 AM

  • NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE: US 90 Eastbound and Westbound, Lafourche & St. Charles Parish Sept. 16, 2015

    US 90 Eastbound 1000’ before the Des Allemands bridge, and US 90 Westbound, approximately ½ mile east of the intersection of US 90 and LA 632. The left lane in both directions will be closed starting September 16, 2015, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for median crossover work.

    09/15/2015 10:35 AM

  • NON-PROFIT FOUNDATION AND LAFOURCHE PARISH GOVERNMENT TO HOST SHOE GIVEAWAY EVENT

    After finding out about something called “Share the Spirit” a few years ago, Lafourche Parish Government’s Director of Community Services Reggie Bagala successfully reached out to the Illinois-Colorado based non-profit foundation about hosting a shoe giveaway event in Thibodaux.

    09/03/2015 3:32 PM

  • NOTIFICATION OF CLOSURE: TED GISCLAIR FLOODGATE

    The South Lafourche Levee District advises due to high water levels, the Ted Gisclair Floodgate in Larose is now closed with regularly scheduled openings at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., 1 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.

    09/03/2015 8:46 AM

  • NOTICE OF CURFEW: T-BOIS BRIDGE (LAROSE)

    Beginning today (Sept. 1), a curfew has been established for vessel traffic from 6 to 9 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. at the T-Bois Bridge in Larose to help alleviate congestion stemming from the closing of the West Larose Lift Bridge on LA 1, crossing the Intracoastal Waterway.

    09/01/2015 10:01 AM

  • LOCAL DOG GROOMER USES TALENTS TO HELP TRANSFORM ANIMALS AT SHELTERS

    Lafourche Parish Animal Shelter Manager Hilary Knight received a visit from Kami Tassin of Houma in July with an offer to provide grooming services should the need arise.

    08/27/2015 11:45 AM

  • NOTICE OF LANE AND RAMP CLOSURE:

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation (LADOTD) is advising motorists the left lane will be blocked on LA 24 West - Park Avenue (Houma to Thibodaux) at US 90 from 8:30 a.m. Monday Aug. 31, through 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, due to road repair work on LA 24 (Park Avenue). Thru traffic will be allowed to pass using the right lane.

    08/27/2015 10:27 AM

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