Plaquemines Parish Weather Updates


Posted on January 27, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 29 at 8:38 AM

Plaquemines Parish Government

Wednesday, January 29, 2013 - 7:00 a.m.

Only one lane remains open on the BC Bridge.

Both lanes of the BC Tunnel and Woodland Bridge are open.

The Empire high-rise bridge on LA 23 is closed due to unsafe conditions.  Traffic is being routed over the Empire draw/swing bridge (vehicular traffic only).

All other portions of LA 23 are open.

The Belle Chasse/Scarsdale and Pointe a la Hache ferries remain shutdown due to unsafe weather conditions.  The Pointe a la Hache ferry WILL NOT be in operation today.  The Belle Chasse/Scarsdale ferry will run today if/when conditions get better.

All schools in Plaquemines Parish are closed today.

PPSO deputies and DOTD officials continue to monitor bridges and roadways throughout the Parish.

The PPSO is urging everyone to stay off roadways and limit travel.  Please reduce your speed and buckle up if you have to drive on roadways.  Please drive safely.