St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Upcoming Fairway Bridge Closure

 Upcoming Fairway Bridge Closure

Friday, September 02, 2016

St. John the Baptist Parish - The Fairway Drive bridge repair project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 6, 2016 and should be completed within 6 months.

During construction, Fairway Bridge, located between Longwood Ct. and Ridgefield Dr./Country Club Dr. in LaPlace will be closed to through traffic. Residents and all motorists are asked to use alternate routes. Signage will be in place to help assist motorists.

All emergency personnel, including the fire department, police department, and emergency medical services will be advised of the repair schedule to develop alternate plans for emergency response.

The project is being constructed by Sealevel Construction at a cost of $540,621.00 funded through the 2014 Bond Issue. Improvements will consist of the installation of new concrete pilings and replacement of the old bridge with a new bridge and hand rails. Bridge repairs on Woodland Dr. will also begin soon and more information will be released at this time.