News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Rogers Road - Closure 3/11 - 3/12

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Contact: Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller
(985) 748-3211

AMITE—Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller announced today that Rogers Road north of US 190 will be closed at the railroad tracks early next week as crews make emergency repairs to the crossing.

Miller said Canadian National will close the Rogers Road crossing starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, March 11, and it will remain closed until approximately 3 p.m., on Tuesday, March 12, for repairs.

No traffic will be allowed at the crossing during this closure.

For updates on local road conditions and road closure notices, consult the Tangipahoa Parish Government website ( and the TPG social media channels.

Road Closures - Briar Patch Cemetery Road

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Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller announced today that a portion of Briar Patch Cemetery Road will be closed for approximately two days this week as movie crews work in that area.

Miller said Briar Patch Cemetery Road will be closed from White to Neal Roads on Wednesday, March 6, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., and again on Thursday, March 7, from 5:30 a.m. until approximately 8:30 p.m. for movie production work.

Public Meeting Notice - LA 3234 Extension from LA 1065 to Hammond Airport

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The LA 3234 Extension from LA 1065 to Hammond Airport Environmental Assessment project is currently under study by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The project provides for the extension of LA 3234 (East University Avenue) on a new alignment from its existing terminus at LA 1065 (N. Cherry Street) to US Hwy 190 near the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport. Additional right-of way would be required and both businesses and residences may be impacted. Three build alternatives along with the No Build Alternative are currently under study. The total length of the project is approximately 3 miles.

A public informational meeting has been set up on the project, and the LADOTD invites all interested parties to attend this meeting. The date, time and location of the meeting is as follows:

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019    
Time: 4:30 p. m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Center
Banquet Hall (side entrance)
500 West University Ave.    
Hammond, LA 70401


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