Causeway Commission

Everything from maintenance and construction to enforcement of safety laws falls under the responsibility of the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission, commonly referred to as “The Causeway Commission.” The Commission is the controlling body of the Causeway and is composed of five commissioners from Jefferson and St. Tammany parishes.

Commission Members

Patrick W. Fitzmorris, Chairman
Joy Zainey, Vice-Chair
Tim P. Coulon, Treasuer
Donald Sharp, Secretary
James A. “Red” Thompson, Member

Commission Meeting Notice

The Regular Meeting of the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 10:00 am in the GNOEC Conference Room, Volunteers of America Building, 3939 North Causeway Blvd., Suite 400, Metairie, LA 70002.

The Official Public Notice of the meeting with the agenda will be posted 72 hours before the scheduled meeting, but no less than 24 hours. Public comment is limited to those items on the Agenda. Each member of the public wishing to comment on an Agenda item is limited to 3 minutes.

Any person wishing to have an item considered for inclusion on a future Agenda must submit a request in writing to the Commission at at least 72 hours before a scheduled meeting. Please refer to our website at or contact us at (504) 835-3118 for more information.

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Stacie Heffker at (504) 835-3118, and describe the assistance that is necessary.