Press Releases

JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS TO BE RECOGNIZED AT WEFTEC 2022 CONFERENCE FOR TWO BRONZE AWARDS

The Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs has been selected as a bronze winner in two separate categories, Program Management and Innovation, under the WEF National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program, and will be recognized on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at the Stormwater Sustainability Development Goals (SDG) theatre during the WEFTEC 2022 conference.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO CONDUCT AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITOES ON THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2022

Aerial spraying, in response to mosquito activity, is scheduled to take place on the East and West Banks of Jefferson Parish on the evening of Thursday, October 6, 2022 over parts of Metairie, Old Jefferson, Gretna, Estelle and Lafitte/Barataria, weather conditions permitting.

ROAD CLOSURE: DAVID DRIVE AT WEST NAPOLEON AVE. AND DAVID DRIVE AT VETERANS BLVD.

Starting today (October 4, 2022) at 6:30 p.m., David Drive at westbound West Napoleon Ave. and David Drive at Veterans Blvd. will be closed intermittently. 

EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE: WESTBANK EXPRESSWAY AT AVENUE B

Two eastbound lanes and two westbound lanes of the Westbank Expressway are closed at Avenue B for an emergency water main repair. 

ROAD CLOSURE: HOLMES BOULEVARD FROM BROWNING LANE TO BEHRMAN HIGHWAY

Starting Monday, October 3, 2022 at 7 a.m., the northbound lane of Holmes Blvd. from Browning Lane to Behrman Hwy. will be closed on a continuous basis.

JEFFERSON PARISH, IN CONJUCTION WITH NEW ORLEANS CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOICATION, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND THE SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD OF NEW ORLEANS TO HOST APWA MS4 TRAINING SEMINAR

Jefferson Parish, in conjunction with the New Orleans Chapter of the American Public Works Association, City of New Orleans and the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, will be hosting an educational seminar on implementing required Stormwater Pollution Prevent Plans on active construction sites on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (10 Veterans Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124).

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS COMMUNITY MEETINGS AT PLAYGROUNDS TO DISCUSS JPRD “RECREATION REIMAGINED” PLAN

Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng and JPRD Director Mario Bazile to answer questions and gather input from the public on future plans for Jefferson Parish Playgrounds

ROAD CLOSURE: CITRUS BOULEVARD FROM ELMWOOD PARK BOULEVARD TO DICKORY AVENUE

Starting Monday, October 3, 2022 at 7 a.m., one lane of Citrus Blvd. in each direction will be closed from Elmwood Park Blvd. to Dickory Ave. 

ROAD CLOSURE: 142 SAUVE ROAD

Starting Friday, September 30, 2022 at 9 a.m., one northeast-bound lane and one southwest-bound lane will be closed at 142 Sauve Road.

ROAD CLOSURE: EASTBOUND WEST ESPLANADE AVE. BETWEEN TRANSCONTINENTAL BLVD. AND LIME ST.

Starting Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 6 a.m., both eastbound lanes of West Esplanade Ave. between Transcontinental Blvd. and Lime St. will be closed. 

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