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Community Updates

6 Alerts
March 16, 2020 5:54 PM

City of West Monroe issues update on COVID-19

Effective March 17, some City facilities will close to the public including the Senior Center, Community Center, The Rec and the City's Utility Payment Center. City services will continue to be provided to the public.

Per the mandate of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued Monday afternoon, the City of West Monroe has made the following announcements in its continued effort to protect the public from the spread of COVID-19.

Effective Tuesday, March 17, the...

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February 14, 2020 1:30 PM

Street closures announced for Krewe of Janus Parade

Street closures have been announced for Saturday's Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade, which begins at 6 p.m. on Natchitoches Street in West Monroe. Street closures, parade route and a schedule of activities can be found at www.westmonroe.com

The City of West Monroe has announced the following street closures for the Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade to be held on Saturday, February 15.

The parade is set to roll at 6 p.m. on Natchitoches Street in West Monroe.

The parade will travel on...

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February 7, 2020 1:30 PM

Street closures announced for Saturday's Mardi Gras Parade

The West Monroe Police Department has announced street closures for Saturday's Krewe de Riviere Mardi Gras Parade, which begins at 5 p.m. from West Monroe High School. Street closures and parade route can be found at www.westmonroe.com

Beginning at 4 p.m., the West Monroe Police Department will close Travis Street between the 500 and 700 blocks until the end of the parade has turned onto N. 7th Street.

At 4:30 p.m., N. 7th Street (south of Travis Street) to Mill Street will be closed...

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January 31, 2020 10:00 AM

Railroad Crossing at Montgomery Street to close Jan. 31-Feb. 3

The railroad grade crossing at Montgomery Street in West Monroe will be closed to all traffic beginning on Friday, January 31 at 5 p.m. until Monday, February 3 at 5 p.m.

The railroad grade crossing at Montgomery Street in West Monroe will be closed to all vehicular traffic beginning on Friday, January 31 at 5 p.m. until Monday, February 3 at 5 p.m.

The closure is for Kansas City Railroad to perform a track replacement....

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January 10, 2020 5:08 PM

Severe weather expected overnight

Severe weather is expected overnight with a chance of tornadoes. Residents are encouraged to download a phone app or have access to a radio for overnight weather updates.

Severe weather is expected overnight with a chance of tornadoes. Residents are encouraged to download a weather app on their phone or have access to a radio for warnings or updates that may be given throughout the night.

The West Monroe Police Department...

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December 6, 2019 8:41 AM

Christmas Parade and festivities this weekend

The public is reminded of street closures that will take place on Saturday, December 7 in association with the annual Christmas Parade and Fireworks Display in downtown West Monroe.

The Kiwanis of Greater Ouachita Christmas Parade will take place this Saturday, December 7 at 3:30 p.m. The parade begins and ends in downtown West Monroe.

The following street closures will be in effect:
•No parking will be allowed on Trenton Street...

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Public Safety Updates

4 Alerts
February 14, 2020 2:00 PM

Street closures announced for Krewe of Janus Parade


Street closures have been announced for Saturday's Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade, which begins at 6 p.m. on Natchitoches Street in West Monroe. Street closures, parade route and a schedule of activities can be found at www.westmonroe.com

The City of West Monroe has announced the following street closures for the Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade to be held on Saturday, February 15.

The parade is set to roll at 6 p.m. on Natchitoches Street in West Monroe.

The parade will travel on...

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February 7, 2020 2:00 PM

Street closures announced for Saturday's Mardi Gras Parade

The West Monroe Police Department has announced street closures for Saturday's Krewe de Riviere Mardi Gras Parade, which begins at 5 p.m. from West Monroe High School. Street closures and parade route can be found at www.westmonroe.com

Beginning at 4 p.m., the West Monroe Police Department will close Travis Street between the 500 and 700 blocks until the end of the parade has turned onto N. 7th Street.

At 4:30 p.m., N. 7th Street (south of Travis Street) to Mill Street will be closed...

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January 31, 2020 9:30 AM

Railroad Crossing at Montgomery Street to close Jan. 31-Feb. 3

The railroad grade crossing at Montgomery Street in West Monroe will be closed to all traffic beginning on Friday, January 31 at 5 p.m. until Monday, February 3 at 5 p.m.

The railroad grade crossing at Montgomery Street in West Monroe will be closed to all vehicular traffic beginning on Friday, January 31 at 5 p.m. until Monday, February 3 at 5 p.m.

The closure is for Kansas City Railroad to perform a track replacement....

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January 10, 2020 5:09 PM

Severe weather expected overnight

Severe weather is expected overnight with a chance of tornadoes. Residents are encouraged to download a phone app or have access to a radio for overnight weather updates.

Severe weather is expected overnight with a chance of tornadoes. Residents are encouraged to download a weather app on their phone or have access to a radio for warnings or updates that may be given throughout the night.

The West Monroe Police Department...

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