Roads, Bridges & Drainage

Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Public Works Department is maintaining our public infrastructure that consists of 300-miles of roads, 48 bridges, and drainage ways.

Services include:

  • Bridge maintenance
  • Culvert cleaning
  • Maintenance of parish vehicles and equipment
  • Periodic mowing of public right-of-ways
  • Pothole repairs
  • Road paving
  • Roadway drainage
  • Traffic sign maintenance
  • Tree removal within the public right-of-way

Road Maintenance

Monthly maintenance of roads is ongoing and proceeds by section as shown in the tables below. Roads not listed will be included in the corresponding section of surrounding roads. Emergencies will be addressed outside of this schedule. 

Pothole Repair

Parish road maintenance includes daily operation of the DuraPatcher P5 Patching vehicle. This system allows for in-cab, single operator operation for maximum efficiency of worksite safety.

SECTION 1
SOUTH /
SOUTHWEST
SECTION 2
NORTH /
CENTRAL
SECTION 3
SOUTHWEST /
SOUTHEAST
SECTION 4
NORTHEAST
SECTION 5
SOUTH /
EAST
START  SligoCottageMorrisFreeland
Old Hwy 66HollywoodMarydaleGonzalesFolkes
SolitudeRudolph DavisW Feliciana PkwyWoodsStarhill
HeirCheerful ValleyHardwood Street AHallFairview
Bayou Sara WayIsland RoadMyrtlesHarris CornerPowell Station
Jacko RoadRosemoundAirportRodgersByPass 61
Metz RoadDogwoodColonialGoreAudubon
ReedTaylorMahoneyPetersonCane
West LakeLindsey LaneOldfield
Indigo
GreenwoodOld Laurel HillHilltop
Live Oak
PlettenbergFire Tower Alexander
Givens
HighlandMulberry HillForest Glenn
Coates
Old TunicaWakefieldPohlman
Canfield
SmothersShady GroveBains
Blackmore
CarverMuscadineSagehill
FINISH ↻
River RoadBrownStirling

CrescentReechBelmont

HoshmanByrnesJacock

RogillioIslandOak Grove

Farrar DavisCedars LaneGraham

Ouida Irondale
Elm Park

Magnolia
Carah



Cutrer



Jones Connell



Lake Hills



Jones Vaughn Creek



Polk Brannon



Weaver

Road Grading

Parish Roads are graded as part of a routine maintenance schedule in the following order.

START →RiverTwin Pines
WalkerOld TunicaGonzales
Hamilton WillisParkerDelee
Upper Cheerful ValleyComoWhitestown
RosenthalJackoAustin
N. Fork IrondaleCreekMorris
PittmanMt. VernonMcAcres
WellsHarveyFINISH ↻