Press Releases

EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURE: WEST METAIRIE AVENUE BETWEEN CARNATION AVENUE AND HARING ROAD

Starting today (July 25, 2022) at 9 a.m., one westbound lane of West Metairie Avenue between Carnation Avenue and Haring Road will be closed.

DEPARTMENT OF FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT & HAZARD MITIGATION ANNOUNCES ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORTS FOR FLOOD INSURANCE DISCOUNTS

Every year, the Jefferson Parish Department of Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation implements floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)’s Community Rating System (CRS).

ANGLERS TO CAST LINES AT GRAND ISLE TARPON RODEO ON JULY 28, 29 & 30

More than 2,000 anglers will cast their lines in the 94th Annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo set to take place off the shores of the 8 1/2-mile silvery sands beginning Thursday, July 28 and ending Saturday, July 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily.

ROAD CLOSURES: INTERSECTION OF KAWANEE AVENUE AND LIME STREET

From 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. today, weather permitting, both lanes of the intersection of Kawanee Ave. and Lime St. will be closed due to a waterline being laid across Kawanee Ave.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOST HEAD START JOB FAIR EVENTS

The Jefferson Parish Personnel Department, in partnership with the Jefferson Community Action Programs Department (JeffCAP), will be hosting two informational job fair events for all people interested in learning about job opportunities with Jefferson Parish’s Head Start program.

Nine Authors Will Appear at JPL Children’s Book Symposium

METAIRIE, LA – Nine authors of children’s books will speak at the Jefferson Parish Library’s Children’s Book Symposium, 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library, 2750 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey.

ISLAND STRONG BEACH FEST MOVED TO TARPON RODEO PAVILION

The Island Strong Beach Fest will take place as scheduled this Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16, 2022, but has been relocated to the Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion at 4500 Highway 1 in Grand Isle due to predicted weather. 

ROAD CLOSURES: RIVERSIDE DRIVE AND POWERLINE DRIVE

Starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 the southbound lane of Powerline Dr., between Jefferson Hwy. and Riverside Dr., will be closed until Saturday, July 16, 2022, weather permitting.

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES CLOSED ON MON. JULY 4 IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAY

All Jefferson Parish offices, including all Jefferson Parish libraries and JPAWS, will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of the Independence holiday. All JPRD summer camps, classes and programs (not including Lafreniere Park or Parc des Familles) will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 and will resume on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY AT UNCLE SAM JAM

Come out and celebrate America’s 246th birthday at Uncle Sam Jam on the Al Copeland Meadows in Lafreniere Park on Sunday, July 3, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (gates opening at 2:00 p.m.).

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