A vehicle drives through high water after heavy rains moved into the area.

Update: Most roadways that were barricaded earlier today are now clear. Barricades remain in place on Shed Road between Benton Road and Doctors Drive due to high water.  Hamilton Road under railroad overpass between Green Street and Cox Street also remains barricaded due to high water.

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The Bossier City Police Department is monitoring city streets this morning for areas of high water.  Barricades and high water signs are being placed at several locations in Bossier City that typically flood during periods of heavy rain.

Bossier City employees prepare sandbags for residents.

Areas that are reporting street flooding at this hour include:

  • Hamilton Road under railroad overpass between Green Street and Cox Street
  • Old  Minden Road at Preston Boulevard
  • James Street at Shed Road
  • Doctors Drive at Shed Road
  • Landry Drive between Airline Drive and Doctors Drive
  • Benton Road at Alameda Drive
  • 1300-1600 block of Airline Drive
  • Patricia Drive at Michael Street
  • James Street at East Texas Street