Broken water main in Harvey closes Peters Road

Public Works Water Department crews are on site where a 36″ water main has broken on Peters Road under the Lapalco Bridge. A full road closure is in effect at this time; however, traffic engineers are assisting and attempting to isolate to a partial road closure while repairs are made. Repairs will be made by […]

Terrytown Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department Conducting Mock Chemical Leak Training Scenario on October 4th, 2018 at 7:26pm CST.

At approximately 7:26pm on Thursday night, October 4th Terrytown Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department conducted a mock chemical leak training scenario. The training scenario was to test how firefighters would be able to handle a chemical leak at a water plant with various unexpected obstacles occurring. The training scenario started out with a caller reporting […]

MAYOR CANTRELL & JEFFERSON PARISH PRESIDENT YENNI HOST RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY FOR REGIONAL RIDE PILOT PROGRAM

Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni yesterday hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) and Jefferson Transit’s (JeT) new partnership — the Regional Ride pilot program. The program grants bus riders all-day access to both RTA and JeT bus lines for $6, without having to buy separate passes. “The City […]

Tropical Storm #Gordon Advisory 9: Outer Rainbands Producing Squally Weather Along the Coast of the Western Florida Panhandle; Gordon Expected to Make Landfall Tonight as Hurricane

Tropical Storm Gordon Advisory Number 9 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072018 1000 AM CDT Tue Sep 04 2018 …OUTER RAINBANDS PRODUCING SQUALLY WEATHER ALONG THE COAST OF THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE… …GORDON EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL TONIGHT AS A HURRICANE… SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…28.5N 86.8W ABOUT 145 MI…235 KM […]

List of Closures in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Bernard and St. Tammany Parishes

The non-emergency offices of Jefferson, Orleans, St. Charles and St. Tammany parishes will close Tuesday in anticipation of Tropical Storm Gordon making landfall on the Gulf Coast. Jefferson Parish All Jefferson Parish buildings will close Tuesday at 2 p.m. in order to prepare for the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Gordon. This includes all Parish libraries, all Jefferson Parish Parks […]

Tropical Storm #Gordon Advisory 8A: Gordon Moving Steadily Toward the Northern Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon Intermediate Advisory Number 8A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072018 700 AM CDT Tue Sep 04 2018 …GORDON MOVING STEADILY TOWARD THE NORTHERN GULF COAST… …EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL TONIGHT… SUMMARY OF 700 AM CDT…1200 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…28.1N 86.2W ABOUT 190 MI…305 KM ESE OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER […]