St John Parish Press Releases

Congressman Garret Graves Announces Full Funding to Complete West Shore Levee Project

July 5, 2018

$760 million secured for West Shore Hurricane Protection Levee. - READ



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Road Construction

Upcoming CN Railroad Crossing Closures

Tuesday, July 16, 2018

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - The Canadian National (CN) Railroad will be performing maintenance on two CN railroad crossings in Reserve.  As a result, closures will be implemented at the CN railroad crossings on West 15th Street near Railroad Avenue and West 17th Street near Railroad Avenue on the dates listed below, weather permitting.   


•            Thursday, July 19 – Friday, July 20 – West 15th Street (Reserve)

•             Wednesday, July 25 – Thursday, July 26th – West 17th Street (Reserve)

 Detour signs will be placed in appropriate places to notify motorists of closures in advance. All residents will have access to their homes during construction but are asked to use caution and lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Emergency responders have been advised of the railroad work and have developed alternate routes for emergency response.