BRIDGE CLOSURE NOTICE – GALLIANO PONTOON BRIDGE

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.

Emergency Roadwork on LA 1 in GM Due to Broken Water Line; Expect Traffic Delays

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

TSA grants renewal exemption for truck drivers with Hazardous Materials Endorsement

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

South Lafourche Bridge Open to Marine Traffic, Closed Indefinitely to Vehicular Traffic

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

FEMA Awards Nearly $1M to Port of South Louisiana

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

LA 1 Expressway Tolling to Resume September 6 with Cashless System

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

LADOTD: Additional LA 1 Expressway Toll Lane Closures Scheduled

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.