The City of Shreveport is fairly easy to navigate, but there are many projects that tie up some roadways, sometimes for months at a time, that might make your commute a little inconvenient. Luckily, The Shreveport Engineer's Office puts out a weekly list of streets that you might want to avoid.

Here is the list for the week of 2/13/17:

INCONVENIENCED STREETS:

Water/Sewer/Drainage Improvements:
Leaside Way at Chaumont Circle (Drainage Improvements)
W. 70th Street at Mansfield Rd.
Valley View St., from Woodhaven Dr. to Timberview Lane
Red Bud Lane, from Woodhaven Dr. to Timberview Lane
Intersection of Westwood Park Dr. and Lyba St. – (CD Proj. 116)
Harrison St., from Wallace Ave. to Linwood Ave. – (CD Proj. 104/119/142)
Melrose St. from Wallace Ave. to Linwood Ave.. – (CD Proj. 104/119/142)
Woodfield Dr. from Browning St. to Harrison St. – (CD Proj. 104/119/142)
Monkhouse Dr., north of I-20 – (CD Proj. 116)
Kennedy Dr. from 70th Street to Joe Louis St. – (CD Proj. 114)
Broadway Ave. from Hollywood Ave. to Joe Louis St. – (CD Proj. 114)
W. 71st Street, from Clift Ave. to Wallace Ave. – (CD Proj. 104/119/142)
W. 72nd Street, from Union Ave. to Clift Ave. – (CD Proj. 104/119/142)
Broadway Ave., from Robin Hood St. to Powell St. – (CD Proj. 116)

Street Improvements:
Southland Park Dr., from Mansfield Rd. to Baird Rd.
Ardis Taylor Dr. from Colquitt Rd. to Mansfield Rd.
Washington St. from Anderson Ave. to Oak St.
Fairfield Ave. from Pierremont Rd. to Southern Ave.
Cotton St. from Louisiana Ave. to Common St.
Centenary Blvd from Stoner Ave. to Kings Hwy
Ockley Dr. from Line Ave. to Gilbert Ave.
Highland Ave. from Jordan St. to Ockley Dr.
Gilbert Ave. from Stoner Ave. to Gregg Ave.
Louisiana Ave. from Fannin St. to Jordan St.
Creswell Ave. from Marshall St. to Ockley Dr.
Market St. from Youree Dr. to Stoner Ave.
Murphy St., Texas St. to I-49
Cargill Park – Access rd./ parking lots
Lytham Drive - extents
Newcastle Blvd., from Bert Kouns to southern end of street

Sewer CCTV Cleaning & Inspection:
Sewer Easement between Green Terrace and Colquitt Rd.
Arear of Bert Kouns to Williamson Way and Mansfield Rd. to Linwood Ave.

CLOSED STREETS:

All Depts.:
Intersection of Woodfield Dr. and Browning St. – (CD Proj. 104/119/142)

SPECIAL EVENTS:

CENTAUR PARADE:
· Clyde Fant, from Milam St. to Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy.
Ø (Closed from 7:00pm on 2/17 to 7:00am on 2/18, then closed again on 2/18 from 3:00pm – 10:00 pm.)
· Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy, from Clyde Fant to E. Kings Hwy
Ø Closed from 3:00pm - 10:00pm on 2/18
· E. Kings Hwy., from Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy. to E. Preston
Ø Closed from 2:30pm – 10:00pm on 2/18

GATOR RUN:
· Area of Southfield Rd. to Florida St. and Roma Dr. and E. Kings Hwy.- 2/11/17

KING CAKE CLASSIC 5k & 10k:
· 2/11/17 - 5k - Area of Gilbert Dr. to Greenway Place and Dixie Dr./Atkins Ave. to Greenway Place
· 2/11/17 – 10k – Area of Gilbert Dr./Fern Ave. to Akard Ave. and E. Kings Hwy. to Southfield Rd.