The City of Slidell has announced the following upcoming boat launch and road closures.
The Heritage Park boat launch and the parking lots within Heritage Park will close on Friday, June 8 at 6 a.m. The central park area, walking path and splash pad will remain available for use all day. Citizens wishing to use the park during this time are requested use the parking lot located immediately outside of the park on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bayou Lane. Heritage Park will be closed to all vehicular access beginning at 6 p.m. and to all pedestrian access beginning at 8 p.m. All closures will remain in effect until 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 9.
Also on June 8, portions of Bayou Lane between West Hall and Pennsylvania Avenue and portions of Front Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Fremaux Avenue will experience intermittent traffic delays, in three to five minute intervals, beginning at 7 p.m. through 2 a.m. on June 9. The Front Street intervals will affect traffic entering from Pennsylvania Avenue, Fremaux Avenue, Maine Avenue, Teddy Avenue and First Street. The Slidell Police Department will be on hand to assist in directing traffic. In order to minimize delays, citizens are encouraged to use alternate routes during this time.
The City of Slidell administration apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.