Slidell is now experiencing temperatures below freezing. If you have to be out on the road, please drive with extreme caution.
Mayor Greg Cromer, the members of the Slidell City Council and Police Chief Randy Fandal would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Independence Day weekend!
In observation of Independence Day, city offices will be closed on Friday, July 3. Essential personnel will remain on duty. If Slidell residents experience problems with their water or sewer service, they should call the City Services 24-hour emergency hotline at (985) 643-6140.
Just a reminder, it is illegal to buy, sell or shoot fireworks in the City of Slidell limits.
City of Slidell Code of Ordinances: Sec. 14-35. – Fireworks.
(a) Defined. The term “pyrotechnics,” whenever used in this section, shall be held to mean any sparkler, squib, rocket, firecracker, Roman candle, signal lights, fireworks, or other devices or composition used to obtain visible or audible pyrotechnic display.
(b) Possession or sale. It shall be unlawful for any person to have, keep, store, use, manufacture, offer to sell, handle or transport any pyrotechnics within the corporate limits except as provided in this section; it being the intention of this section to prohibit the sale of,
Starting on Friday, June 19, free COVID-19 tests will be available in Slidell in the Walmart Supercenter parking lot (located at 167 Northshore Blvd.) and will be conducted is a safe, touch-free environment in the patient’s vehicle. Testing will take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 7 to 9 a.m. until further notice. Testing is free and patients must schedule an appointment at https://myquest.questdiagnostics.com/web/mycovid19test to secure a time for their test.
Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, all city offices have reopened to the public during normal business hours, subject to capacity restrictions and following social distancing guidelines.
For the latest information about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website at CDC.gov. For the latest information about City of Slidell news and events, please visit the city’s website at MySlidell.com. Important information from other government organizations and community groups will also be shared on the “City of Slidell, Louisiana” Facebook page.
From Sunday, May 17, 2020, through Friday, May 22, 2020, there will be nightly alternating lane closures on I-10, both Eastbound and Westbound between I-10/I-12/I-59 interchange and the I-10 twin spans. These closures will be from the hours of 7:00 PM – 5:00 AM nightly, weather permitting. This is for crews to continue asphalt paving operations on I-10 in Slidell.
There will be no work or closures over Memorial Day weekend.