Extended hours at Saltwater Barrier this week

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - There will be extended hours this week for the Saltwater Barrier with the expected influx of boat traffic for the Fourth of July holiday.

According to Calcasieu Parish Police Juror Hal McMillin, the hours will be as follows:

Thursday, July 4: 7 a.m. - Midnight

Friday, July 5: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday, July 6: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Sunday, July 7: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

McMillin added that officials are working with the U.S. Corps of Engineers to extend hours through the entire summer. He said he expects to have more information at the Police Jury's regular meeting on July 11.

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