Bootlegger Road is Open
St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper announced the $3.7 million Bootlegger Road (formerly Highway 1085) bridge replacement and road enhancement project in the Covington area is complete. Bootlegger Road was officially opened Friday morning, May 8, 2020 to vehicular traffic.
“We are happy to announce the completion of this project. This essential investment in our infrastructure will provide multiple uses and will enhance traffic flow between Hwy. 21 and Hwy. 1077. It also provides a safe option for physical activity and walkability in the area,” Cooper said. “We appreciate the patience of residents of our community during this important infrastructure improvement project.”
The construction included a recreational path for non-motorized use on the south side of Bootlegger Road from Francis Road to Highway 21. Click
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