Press Releases

TERRYTOWN PLAYGROUND OPENS AT 8AM AS STURDY SHELTER FOR THOSE IN MOBILE HOMES TO RIDE OUT STORM

The National Weather Service advises that it is not safe to be in a mobile home during severe weather and all Jefferson Parish residents in trailers should seek an alternative shelter today in a sturdy building with family or friends if possible.

ROAD CLOSURE: CANAL STREET

Northbound Canal Street between Andrews Street and the I-10 Service Road will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday, April 3, 2024) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOST PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED INDUSTRIAL ZONING REGULATIONS AND PROPOSED ZONING MAP

The Jefferson Parish Planning Department and consulting firm Camiros will present formal recommendations for the Industrial Zoning Districts Study, including proposed industrial zoning regulations (TXT-3-23, TXT-4-23) and the proposed zoning map (Z-17-23) to the Planning Advisory Board (PAB) at two public hearings this month.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO PROVIDE RESIDENTS WITH FREE WEEKLY RECYCLING AT EAST BANK AND WEST BANK DROP-OFF SITES

Jefferson Parish has contracted with two local companies to provide free weekly recycling to residents every Saturday starting April 13, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the David Drive (400 David Drive, Metairie, LA 70003) and Lapalco (6440 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, LA 70072) drop-off sites.

JEFFERSON PARISH DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT HOSTS CONTRACTOR INFORMATION SESSION FOR HOME REHABILITATION PRORAMS

The Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development will host a 2024 Revitalizing Jefferson Together: Under One Roof Contractor Information Session on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the East Bank Council Chambers.

JEFFERSON PARISH ANNOUNCES GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER HOLIDAY CLOSURES

All Jefferson Parish Government offices will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

JEFFERSON COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS TO HOST HEAD START BIRTH TO FIVE PROGRAM REGISTRATION OUTREACH EVENTS FOR 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR

Starting Wednesday, April 3, 2024, Jefferson Community Action Programs (JeffCAP) will host outreach events to help families register for Head Start and Early Head Start for the 2024-2025 school year.

ROAD CLOSURE: PARK DRIVE NORTH

Park Drive North between Transcontinental Drive and St. Edward the Confessor will be closed continuously starting at noon on Wednesday, March 27, 2024.

LANE CLOSURE: WESTBOUND VETERANS BOULEVARD

Two lanes of westbound Veterans Boulevard at Bissonet Drive will be closed nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting on Monday, March 25, 2024.

LANE CLOSURE: EASTBOUND VETERANS BOULEVARD

Two lanes of eastbound Veterans Boulevard between Causeway Boulevard and Ridgelake Drive will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting on Sunday, March 24, 2024. Motorists will detour to the open lane.

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