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ROAD DEPARTMENT

Physical Address:
500 Northeast Court Circle, First Floor
Crowley, Louisiana 70526

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box A
Crowley, Louisiana 70527-6001
Phone:  337-788-8861
Fax:  337-788-8783

Office Hours:  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday

 

      The Acadia Parish Police Jury provides an ongoing long term capital improvement plan subject to updates and revisions.  The plan is identified as Phase III Gravel Road Priority List that can be accessed through the home page.  (The purpose of this list is to identify gravel roads that would be hard-surfaced with available funding.)  Currently, the parish is undergoing the second phase of these improvements which consists of five million dollars of construction.  For more information regarding the priority list, please call our office.
                    
                                        Priority Roads               
                                  
       Click here for list

                                    

Robert J. Bergeaux
Road Manager






 


 

 

 

 

 

Mary Murphy

Secretary - Personal assistant to the Road Manager

Permit Clerk - Culvert, Road Use and Pipeline





 

 

 


DUTIES AND FUNCTION OF PARISH ROAD MANAGER:

Plan, organize, supervise, and inspect the work of a large number of personnel, including road crews and district managers who are engaged in road, bridge, drainage, right-of-way, and other public works and maintenance including pothole patching, grading of gravel roads, road signs, and herbicide application.

Review and oversee the work of district managers and advise on policies, procedures, practices, and problems of unusual nature.

Confer with property owners, contractors, and the general public relative to complaints and requests.

Instruct personnel and district managers in safety procedures with quarterly safety meetings.  Compile cost estimates of materials (aggregate, bridge lumber, etc.).  Prepare budget and budget requests for the department.

Inspect construction work and recommend acceptance or rejection of projects.

FACILITIES:



Dale Rayon, District Manager

Branch Barn
114 Bias Road
Branch, Louisiana 70516
Phone:  337-334-3103

Services districts 5, 6, and 7, which are made up of 216 miles of roads.

 



Michael "Pee Wee" Schexnider, District Manager

Crowley Barn
247 Roller Road
Crowley, Louisiana 70526
Phone:  337-788-1020

Services districts 3 and 4, which are made up of 253 miles of roads.


 

 

Troy Lantz, District Manager

Iota Barn
340 Kennedy Avenue
Iota, Louisiana 70543
Phone:  337-779-2850

Services districts 2 and 8, which are made up of 236 miles of roads.


 

         PERMIT INFORMATION:

Culvert (Driveway) Permit

Road Use Permit

Pipeline (Project) Permit

 

 


 

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CULVERT (DRIVEWAY) PERMIT

Who needs a permit?

Anyone outside the municipal limits of Acadia Parish who is planning on constructing a new driveway on a parish road.  (Those individuals that are planning a driveway on a State highway should contact the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development office at 337-788-7502.)

Is there a fee for the permit?

Yes, the permit fee is $15.00.

All permit fees shall be payable by cash, check, or money order, and made payable to the Acadia Parish Police Jury.

Where do I get the permit?

Permits may be obtained at the Parish Courthouse at 500 N.E. Court Circle, 1st Floor (Road Manager's office) in Crowley.  Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The phone number is 337-788-8861.

At the time you apply for your culvert permit, you will be given two flags to put out where the proposed driveway is to be constructed.  A representative of the parish road department will go out and do a site inspection and make a size determination.  The information will then be reported to the office and you will be notified by telephone of the correct size.  The permit will then be mailed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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ROAD USE PERMIT

Who needs a permit?

Any individual, partnership, firm, or corporation planning on traveling, transporting, or hauling by using vehicles and/or trailers over any parish maintained roadways, roadside ditches, and other parish rights of way for any purpose.

Is there a fee for the permit?

Yes, the permit fee is $100.00.

All permit fees shall be payable by cash, check, or money order, and made payable to the Acadia Parish Police Jury.

Is a bond required?

Yes, a $5,000.00 bond is required.  (Call Mary at 337-788-8861 for more information.)

Where do I get the permit?

Permits may be obtained at the Parish Courthouse at 500 N.E. Court Circle, 1st Floor (Road Manager's office) in Crowley.  Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The phone number is 337-788-8861.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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PIPELINE (PROJECT) PERMIT

Who needs a permit?

Any individual, partnership, firm, or corporation planning on installing pipelines, irrigation lines, water lines, telecommunication cables, etc. within parish rights of way.

Is there a fee for the permit?

Yes.

$200.00 (initial minimum fee)
  + $15.00 per each road crossing
  + $15.00 per each stream crossing
  Parallel to right-of-way $15.00 per mile

A re-inspection of $30.00 per road crossing and stream crossing shall be charged where requirements of the permit are not met for the first inspection.

$50.00 (administration fee)

Deposit (refundable) Requirements:

The amount of guarantee deposit required in connection with this permit shall be calculated from the following schedule.

Total Length of Pipeline
First 1 mile or part thereof
Next 4 miles or part thereof
Next 4 miles or part thereof
Each additional mile or part thereof
Each additional mile or part thereof
Size
All
Less than 8"
8" & over
Less than 8"
8" & over
Deposit Amount
$500.00/mile
$500.00/mile
$1,000.00/mile
$250.00/mile
$500.00/mile

All permit fees shall be payable by cash, check, or money order, and made payable to the Acadia Parish Police Jury.

Where do I get the permit?

Permits may be obtained at the Parish Courthouse at 500 Northeast Court Circle, First Floor (Road Manager's Office) in Crowley.  Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The phone number is 337-788-8861.