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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
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
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
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
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
The deadline to accept applications for this advertisement is Monday, May 20th by 1:00pm.
05/07/2019 11:00 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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