After having been closed for nearly 18 months, the bridge on Northern Avenue in west Crowley has been re-opened to traffic. A 5-ton weight limit, with the exception of school buses, has been posted. Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development approved the re-opening of the bridge Wednesday afternoon.

Northern Ave. bridge re-opened

At a cost of just under $150,000, the bridge on Northern Avenue is now open to weight-limited traffic.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Desiray Seaux
The Empowering the Community for Excellence program was awarded $5,000 from Cleco. Available for the presentation Tuesday morning were, from left, Helen Harmon, ETCFE assistant director; Betty Wells, ETCFE board member; Larry Witlz, ETCFE board member; Audry Spencer, ETCFE founder and director; Willie Bergeron of Cleco; Allen Frilot of Cleco; and Dr. Ezora J. Proctor, ETCFE board member.

Cleco awards ETCFE $5,000 tor tutoring program

Earlier this week, Cleco awarded Empowering the Community for Excellence (STCFE) $5,000 in support of its free tutoring program offered to elementary students in Crowley.


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