JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICIALS URGE RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AND ADHERE TO STATEWIDE BURN BAN DURING UPCOMING EXTREME HEAT
Dangerously high temperatures at or above 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 110-120 degrees are forecast to begin tomorrow (Wednesday, August 23, 2023) and continue into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
Starting Monday, August 21, 2023, the right lane in the 100 block of eastbound Lapalco Boulevard will be closed daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“Sonnets in September,” an afternoon of readings by local poets, will occur from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 23, 2023 at the Old Metairie Library, 2350 Metairie Road.
The northbound lanes of North Labarre Rd. between Airline Dr. and Manley Ave. are closed. The southbound lanes of North Labarre Rd. will run one lane in each direction for motorists to travel.
The left lanes and several median crossings along Transcontinental Dr. between West Napoleon Ave. and the I-10 overpass in Metairie are closed.
Starting Thursday, August 17, 2023, the northbound lane of North Labarre Road between Metairie Road and Labarre Lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Starting Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 9 a.m., the two right lanes of eastbound Jefferson Highway between Central Avenue and Highway Drive will be closed continuously.
Starting today (Monday, August 14, 2023), the right lane of southbound Ames Boulevard from Lapalco Boulevard to the Westbank Expressway will be closed daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Violinist Qing Li and pianist Vladimir Valjarevic will perform a concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.
The Jefferson Parish Finance Authority (JPFA) announced that Heather LaSalle Alexis of Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP was appointed General Counsel.