Officials with the Red River Waterway Commission announced the closures on Wednesday.
The affected boat launches include:
- Teague Parkway facility in Bossier City
- Stoner Ave. facility in Shreveport
- North Caddo/Bossier facility at the Hwy 2 bridge between Plain Dealing and Hosston
- Bishop Point facility south of Shreveport on Hwy 1 at Lock & Dam No. 5
Rainfall in the Red River watershed has resulted in a minor rise on the Red River and launching a boat into the river without the use of a dock is not recommended.
People wishing to access the river are advised to contact the private marinas for current launching conditions.
Boat ramps are expected to re-open as soon as conditions are deemed safe for public use by the Commission.
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