Press Releases

BOO-2-U AND TRUNK OR TREAT AT LAFRENIERE PARK TO TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2022

The Dawn Busters Kiwanis Club of Metairie will be hosting the first-ever, BOO-2-U and the 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Lafreniere Park (3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie, LA 70003) located near the carousel.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOST PUBLIC WORKS JOB FAIR EVENTS

The Jefferson Parish Personnel Department will be hosting two informational job fair events for all people interested in learning about job opportunities with the Jefferson Parish Public Works Departments.

ROAD CLOSURE: WHITNEY AVE. BETWEEN CAROL SUE AVE. AND STUMPF BLVD.

Starting tomorrow (October 12, 2022) at 6 a.m., the northbound right lane of Whitney Ave. between Carol Sue Ave. and Stumpf Blvd. will be closed continuously. 

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

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