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Public Works Department

Leo Lucchesi - Director of Public Works
Floodplain Manager
Office: 985-839-7825
Cell: 985-515-9196
Fax: 985-839-7862
E-Mail: llucchesi@wpgov.org




2014 DOTD / Washington Parish Road Transfer Program

            The WPG agrees to accept ownership of whatever rights the Department may own in and to the aforesaid described property if and only when the Department complies with the following:


The LADOTD will provide repairs to a portion of state route LA 3124 to be transferred to the Parish to include resurfacing the roadway with asphaltic concrete, resurface the shoulders and pavement striping according to the plans and specifications to be developed by the LADOTD and mutually approved by  Washington Parish DPW.


The LADOTD will provide repairs to the portion to state route LA 438 to be transferred to the Parish to include cement treated stabilized base with asphaltic concrete overlay pavement, graded aggregate shoulder and pavement striping all according to the plans and specifications to be developed by the LADOTD and mutually approved by Washington Parish DPW


Provide $1,473,766.00  in road transfer credit for the portions of state route LA 3124 and state route LA 438 to be transferred to WPG and applied to the improvements to a Portion of Choctaw Road and a Portion of Dummyline Road with any remaining balance of the road transfer credit to be applied to additional improvements as mutually agreed to by DOTD and the Washington parish Government.


The transfer credit amount will repair portions of the 2 parish roads.


The Parish is monitoring the design cost with the goal of possibly adding additional parish road improvements to the list.


            Program Status - DOTD engineers will take borings of asphalt and soil foundation at each Parish road;

            The results will be reviewed by DPW and DOTD.  If the cost of the construction falls below the prescribed credit amount, the Parish will request additional roadway improvements.


                        Parish roads on program:

                        Choctaw Road (LA10 north to LA 436) 4.09 miles

                        Dummyline Road (LA 1072 to John Jones Road) 1.8 miles


                        DOTD roads on program:

                        LA 3124 Outside Bogalusa from corporate city limit to LA 21 – 0.87 miles

            LA 438 from LA 21 to Old Columbia Rd. – 2.58 miles (includes bridge across Foster Creek)








               Leo Lucchesi, Director

               Department of Public Works

               Floodplain Administrator

               Washington Parish Government

               909 Pearl Street

               Franklinton, La. 70438


               Fax 985-839-7862




Work Order Request Form

Please fill out the form below if you have a problem with your road or need a culvert installed