Bridge, road projects in Bossier Parish continue to make progress


BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A pair of Bossier Parish projects that are designed to improve safety and help with traffic relief are continuing to make progress.

The projects are a part of the Bossier Parish Police Jury’s road and bridge maintenance and construction program.

Construction is nearing completion on a new bridge over Flat River on Swan Lake Rd. just east of Legacy Elementary.

Crews also have been steadily working to help improve driving conditions in that area by building a new roadway to straighten what was once a sharp curve at the old bridge.

At the intersection of Linton Rd. and Airline Dr., workers are laying surface for new turn lanes on the western side of the road to help alleviate heavy traffic conditions.

The turn lanes will also facilitate better traffic movement to and from the West Linton Rd. extension that will run past the new Benton High School.

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