Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

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Name: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New 'no parking' zone seeks to ease traffic at Ball school

Parents at Paradise Elementary School are adjusting to a new 'no parking' zone implemented this week by Ball Police and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.A link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published Monroe News Star - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Louisiana presses Shreveport to test Cross Lake spillway gates

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development repeatedly has asked Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam’s spillway drawdown gates to ensure that people living along the waterway aren’t flooded if a substantial storm occurs.“Every year, we send ... [Published Monroe News Star - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Land acquired for Comite River canal project

A 66-acre tract along U.S. 61 has been acquired for the long-awaited Comite River Diversion Canal project.The Amite River Basin Commission, which was set up to maintain and operate the canal, bought the land from three property owners for nearly $1.45 ... [Published The Advocate - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Local moms' battle for barriers hits Baton Rouge

Two local mothers take their battle for cable median barriers to lawmakers in Baton Rouge. Now they wait to see if their emotional pleas to the appropriations committee will make a difference."It wasn't as intimidating as I thought it would be", says ... [Published KSLA - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Road closure planned

DOTD announces closure at the intersection of La. 671/La. 668 (Canal Street) and La. 668 (Admiral Doyle Drive)JEANERETTE — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that April 21, the intersection of La. 671/La. 668 (Canal ... [Published StMaryNow.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

DOTD advises holiday travelers of road projects for Easter weekend

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development on Tuesday advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout south Louisiana during the Easter holiday (Friday, April 18, through Sunday, April 20).DOTD ... [Published Crowley Post Signal - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

DOTD reopens local bridge

You can now travel on the LA 2 Bridge in Caddo Parish. You can now travel on the LA 2 Bridge in Caddo Parish.Officials with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced Wednesday that the bridge over Jeems Bayou is now open to ... [Published KTAL-TV - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Grants funding work at Franklinton airport

Through two grant-funded projects, the Franklinton Municipal Airport will soon see some work on its runway and existing electrical system.Project manager Jonathan Farmer of KSA Alliance said the airport rehabilitation project involves placing a surface ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

LA 451 Moreauville; Avoyelles Parish Road Closure

LA 451 Moreauville; Avoyelles ParishMile Post 0.840; Control Section 374-02The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) advise thepublic that LA 451, Moreauville, Avoyelles Parish, will be closed at theKansas City Southern Railroad ... [Published KALB - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign underway for Breaux Bridge Chief of Police

The race is on, not on the back streets, but on the main streets of Breaux Bridge for chief of police.The election is Nov. 4. Early voting is Oct. 21-28.During the monthly breakfast of the Breaux Bridge Downtown Merchants Association at Buck and Johnny’s ... [Published TecheToday.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Boil Advisory Lifted for Village of Palmetto

10 minutes 36 seconds ago byAccording to Town Clerk Danielle Macip, the boil advisory for the Village of Palmetto is lifted.A boil water advisory was put in place Thursday morning after the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development allegedly ... [Published KATC 3 - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

US 90 frontage roads complete

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced completion Friday of a $5.8 million project to build front roads along a 2.97-mile section of the future Interstate 49 South, from ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 12 2014]

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"I don't think it's a matter of do we need them", added Willson. "It's a matter of will they prioritize the funds ahead of other safety projects."
..."This is what we call our advanced acquisition process, and we are negotiating with only sellers at this point," Bankston says. "There are 17 different properties in that process right now that we've approached." —Rachel Alexander
"Most ofof the time you'll come in from there and just filter through the development, but the secondary way out and in will be through the interstate service road" he said
Sherri LeBas, the department's secretary, issued a response, saying, "DOTD has 81 bridge inspectors that have the sole responsibility to inspect all 13,000 ... bridges in this state."

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Louisiana presses Shreveport to test Cross Lake... [Published Monroe News Star - 11 hours ago]
New 'no parking' zone seeks to ease traffic at ... [Published Monroe News Star - 11 hours ago]
Carl Robert ”Rosy” Oehler [Published Winn Parish Enterprise - Apr 18 2014]
U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Calls for Tr... [Published U.S. Department of Transportation - Apr 18 2014]
Local moms' battle for barriers hits Baton Rouge [Published KSLA - Apr 17 2014]
Land acquired for Comite River canal project [Published The Advocate - Apr 17 2014]
Land deals signal 'quicker pace' on Comite dive... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Apr 17 2014]
Road closure planned [Published StMaryNow.com - Apr 16 2014]
DOTD advises holiday travelers of road projects... [Published Crowley Post Signal - Apr 16 2014]
DOTD reopens local bridge [Published KTAL-TV - Apr 16 2014]
Grants funding work at Franklinton airport [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
LA 451 Moreauville; Avoyelles Parish Road Closure [Published KALB - Apr 15 2014]
Developer Richard Carmouche's Grove development... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 14 2014]
Campaign underway for Breaux Bridge Chief of Po... [Published TecheToday.com - Apr 14 2014]
Audit Bashes Louisiana Bridge Checks [Published PaintSquare - Apr 14 2014]
Boil Advisory Lifted for Village of Palmetto [Published KATC 3 - Apr 12 2014]
US 90 frontage roads complete [Published Big News Network - Apr 12 2014]
U.S. 90 frontage roads in Louisiana complete [Published Trucker - Apr 11 2014]
U.S. 90 frontage roads complete [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 11 2014]
U.S. 90 lane closure scheduled [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 11 2014]
Frontage road project complete in Iberia parish [Published KATC 3 - Apr 11 2014]
Palmetto, surrounding area under boil advisory [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 11 2014]
Audit: La. bridges among nation's worst [Published WWL-TV - Apr 10 2014]
Audit: CCC amnesty program cost state more than... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Apr 07 2014]
DOTD appoints first female Chief Engineer [Published KNOE TV8 - Apr 07 2014]
New overpass being built in Benton [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
SAFETY: National Work Zone Awareness Week start... [Published Roads & Bridges - Apr 07 2014]
Flooding strikes parts of Ouachita Parish [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 06 2014]
Operation: Clean Sweep [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Apr 04 2014]
West Carroll Parish road construction project d... [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 04 2014]
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