DPW UPDATE – 9/14/15
Roadway blacktopping report – as of this date 49 of 62 roads are newly paved (79%); approximately 29 of the scheduled 35 miles are paved (84%)
25 New Drainage Crossings – on September 8th the Federal Government and the Governor’s office approved phase two of a 2.1 million dollar program to construct larger drainage structures at 25 locations throughout the parish;
This bridge to culvert program will replace outdated single span wood bridges and drainage structures to improve drainage and prevent localized roadway flooding. This phase will involve the production of bid documents. Phase one produced the design documents.
Poole’s Bluff Recreational Trails / Nature Park Program – New signage requirements for the boat ramp were submitted by the La. Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries.
Signage for entry at the fishing pier was completed by the RCC facility and will be installed this week.The next phase of funding will be requested for planned paved parking at the pier, bicycle racks, additional water to land access at the boat ramp / gazebo, and portable restrooms.
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