PONCHATOULA—Barricades have been removed and traffic is once again moving across a new bridge on Sisters Road east of Ponchatoula as of Thursday afternoon.
Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said the bridge opened a week ahead of schedule.
Closed in early March, the project addressed several safety issues on the heavily-traveled parish roadway. The parish acquired right-of-way to remove a dangerous curve in the middle of the bridge. Crews were then tasked with re-developing the narrow bridge into a straightaway[...]