Effective immediately, the Galliano Pontoon Bridge is CLOSED TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC due to a broken cable. This closure will continue until emergency repairs can be completed.
Greater Lafourche Port Commission Alert Please be advised that there is a broken water main buckling a portion of LA 1 in the area of Allied Shipyard in Golden Meadow. Traffic is reduced to one lane, with potential road closure while emergency repairs take place. The Lafourche Parish Water District anticipates several hours of work … Continue reading Emergency Roadwork on LA 1 in GM Due to Broken Water Line; Expect Traffic Delays
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2022 WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will temporarily exempt the TSA Security Threat Assessment (STA) requirement for Hazardous Material Endorsement (HME) … Continue reading TSA grants renewal exemption for truck drivers with Hazardous Materials Endorsement
According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), the Galliano (Tarpon) Lift Bridge, known locally as the South Lafourche Bridge, will be closed to vehicular traffic until further notice due to mechanical issues. Emergency maintenance repairs are underway, but there is no time frame for vehicular traffic to resume on the South Lafourche Bridge. Expect … Continue reading South Lafourche Bridge Open to Marine Traffic, Closed Indefinitely to Vehicular Traffic
RESERVE, La. (press release) — The Port of South Louisiana was awarded $955,339 in port security grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency. The funding will go toward the enhancement of the port’s cybersecurity framework and will support enhancements to its geographic information system. The GIS provides up-to-date spatial information … Continue reading FEMA Awards Nearly $1M to Port of South Louisiana
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced that tolling operations on the LA 1 Expressway will resume on September 6, 2022, at noon, following completed repairs made from damage caused by Hurricane Ida in August 2021. When tolling resumes, the entire system will be cashless. The switch to an all-electronic tolling system … Continue reading LA 1 Expressway Tolling to Resume September 6 with Cashless System
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced new lane closure dates as they work to restore the LA 1 tolling system at the elevated LA 1 Expressway entrance ramp in Leeville.