Office of the Mayor-President

For release: IMMEDIATELY

Release Date: 11/04/2016

George O誰eal at Jones Creek Road will close, Coursey Boulevard at Jones Creek Road will reopen

For more information, contact:
Stephen Bonnette, Department of Transportation and Drainage, (225) 389-3158
Susan Boudreaux, Mayor痴 Office: (225) 389-5101
Michelle McCalope, Mayor痴 Office: (225) 389-7957


City Parish officials announced today that George O誰eal Road will be closed to through traffic just east of Jones Creek Road starting Nov. 6 at noon. The closure is part of an ongoing construction project. It will reopen Nov. 18 at 8 p.m.

Additionally, Coursey Boulevard at Jones Creek Road will be reopen on Nov. 6 at noon.

Drivers are encouraged to take an alternative route:

キ The primary detour for the George O誰eal Road closure will be to and from Jones Creek Rd, Harrell痴 Ferry Road, and O誰eal Lane.
キ Access to local businesses will be maintained at all times.
キ Jones Creek Road as well as Coursey Boulevard will remain open.

Advanced signage will be in place to direct detoured traffic around the closed section of the roadway. The closure will enable the construction of the Coursey Boulevard, Jones Creek Road and George O誰eal Road intersection improvements in a timely manner. It will reduce the construction of this portion of the intersection from several months to 12 days.

For more information, call Project Engineer Mike Olson (225) 389-3202.