Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COLLECTION EVENT RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2022

The Department of Environmental Affairs; a Keep American Beautiful affiliate and in partnership with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office LASER Division, E3 OMI and the Department of General Service, has rescheduled the Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) event to Saturday, December 17, 2022, to collect from Jefferson Parish residents.

ATHERTON DRIVE, HOLLYWOOD DRIVE, FARNHAM PLACE AND WEST OAKRIDGE PARK TO CLOSE FOR RAILROAD CROSSING REPLACEMENT

Norfolk Southern Railroad will begin the next phase of construction on its Back Belt rail line with the replacement of four Metairie railroad crossings, which will result in road closures from Monday, December 5, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. through Friday, December 9, 2022 at 6 p.m., weather permitting.

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE 36TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK

Jefferson Parish will kick off the 36TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK on Friday, December 2, 2022. Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng and Councilman Dominick F. Impastato, III, along with other Jefferson Parish elected officials, will flip the switch for this annual display at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022, with a lighting ceremony near the concession stand in Lafreniere Park, which is located at 3000 Downs Boulevard in Metairie.

TWO DROP-OFF LOCATIONS AVAILABLE FOR JEFFERSON PARISH RESIDENTS TO DISPOSE OF USED COOKING OIL

Many people at Thanksgiving are left with an abundance of cooking oil (corn, vegetable, olive, and peanut oil) from their deep-frying holiday endeavors.

JEFFERSON PARISH LIFTS BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR PARTS OF GRAND ISLE

In conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health, the Jefferson Parish Water Department is lifting the Boil Water Advisory today, November 23, 2022, for the area in Grand Isle between Cheniere and Rosethorn Lane based on the analysis of the bacteriological samples collected within the distribution system on November 22, 2022.

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES CLOSED ON THURSDAY, NOV. 24 AND FRIDAY, NOV. 25 IN OBSERVANCE OF THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

All Jefferson Parish Government offices, including the Jefferson Protection & Animal Welfare Services (JPAWS), will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2022, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

ROAD CLOSURE: 37th STREET FROM JEANNETTE DRIVE TO ALEXANDER DRIVE AND WADE DRIVE TO CRAIG AVENUE

Starting tomorrow (November 23, 2022) at 7 a.m., both lanes of 37th Street from Jeannette Drive to Alexander Drive and Wade Drive to Craig Avenue will be closed on a continuous basis. 

BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR PARTS OF GRAND ISLE

In conjunction with Louisiana Department of Health, the Jefferson Parish Water Department is issuing a Boil Water Advisory for Grand Isle from Cheniere to Rosethorn Lane as a precautionary measure due to a loss of pressure in the distribution system. 

ROAD CLOSURE: WEST ESPLANADE AVENUE AT EDENBORN AVENUE

Starting tomorrow (Friday, November 18, 2022) at 9 a.m., one eastbound lane of West Esplanade Ave. at Edenborn Ave. will be closed. 

HARVARD WALKING TRACK AND PARKING LOT CLOSED

The Harvard Walking Track and parking lot in Terrytown is closed until Monday, November 21, 2022 for asphalt repairs and resealing.

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